Service Virtualization

DevTest Team Member Spotlight for November 2014 - Chris Kraus

By Anon Anon posted 11-06-2014 05:42 PM


Getting to Know Chris Kraus




Title:Senior Principal Product Manager


Based out of:   Plano, Texas


Former Job:  Product Manager - iTKO

Product Manager – Industry Solutions – webMethods

Product Manager – i2 Technologies

Solution Engineering – Software AG


What do you enjoy about your work: I love adding cool new features to CA Service Virtualization and CA Continuous Application Insight and watching customers delight and competitors (HP, IBM, Parasoft) scramble to catch up.


About your family: Born and raised in Texas, I have lived most of my life on I35, Austin, Waco, San Antonio, and Dallas.  I have a twin sister who is a accountant who is generally thought to be the smart one out of the two of us.


]Favorite 3 movies of all time: Zombie Land, Mr. & Mrs. Smith, Sordid Lives


Favorite book:

Loved reading The Passage and Twelve can’t wait for the next one

One Second After

Racing in the Rain


Favorite hobbies:

I love medium format photography, I still use ilford film for black & white with completely manual Hasselblad (model 503 that uses springs to activate shutter). When working with color I use a digital Hasselblad which allows me to print 40x60 inch photographs.  Check it out



Interesting fact about yourself:

I am a certified yoga instructor but I don’t teach anymore to busy thinking of cool things to go into the product formerly known as LISA