Mark Kyrnin



University of California, Berkeley


Computer Networking

Network Technologies

Internet Connections

Computer Hardware


  • Computer networking engineer.
  • Trainer of personnel in network technologies.
  • Troubleshooter for internet connection problems.
  • Writer of technology books.


Mark Kyrnin is a former writer for Lifewire, where he wrote extensively on computer hardware for more than 13 years. 

Kyrnin began building personal computers from parts in high school. His first system was an IBM compatible 286 processor with 4 megabytes of RAM, a 5 1/4-inch floppy drive, VGA card and 16-color grayscale VGA monitor. Now he's a network engineer who assists in training personnel in various network technologies.


Kyrnin graduated from the University of California, Berkeley with a Bachelor of Arts in Economics. He holds certifications in:

  • CompTIA A+ 
  • CCNA

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