Ray Lane

Managing Partner at GreatPoint Ventures, Inc.

Ray Lane

Ray Lane

Managing Partner at GreatPoint Ventures, Inc.

Career Highlights

Oracle Corp.
GreatPoint Ventures, Inc.
Upwork, Inc.

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Limited Partner at Lead Edge Capital Management LLC

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Co-Chief Executive Officer at Salesforce.com, Inc.

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Vice President & General Counsel at Carnegie Mellon University

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Provost Emeritus at Carnegie Mellon University

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Chief Executive Officer at Fisker Coachbuild LLC

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Chairman at Tamr, Inc.

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Vice President for Student Affairs & Dean of Students at Carnegie Mellon University

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Founder at Khosla Ventures LLC

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Former Executive Vice President at Oracle Corp.

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Co-Founder at Alert Enterprise, Inc.

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Managing Partner at GreatPoint Ventures, Inc.
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The American Cancer Society, California Division, Inc., is led by an unpaid volunteer Board of Directors, comprised of community leaders, health care professionals, survivors and concerned citizens. The company employs more than 160 thousand volunteers each year throughout the state to conduct programs in partnership with professional staff.Each year it conducts both internal and external audits to ensure that they are stewarding donors dollars in the most cost-effective way possible.Year after year, surveys conducted by credible polling agencies clearly indicate that the American Cancer Society is the most trusted organization of its kind in the country.

Bachelor's in Mathematics

WVU will deliver high-quality education, excel in discovery and innovation, model a culture of diversity and inclusion, promote health and vitality, and build pathways for the exchange of knowledge and opportunity between the state, the nation, and the world.

Career History
Partner Emeritus

Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers (KPCB) focuses on investments in the life sciences, biodefense, green technology, information technology and companies with new technologies related to the iPhone and iPod touchpad platform.The firm's information technology investments focus on the consumer, enterprise, semiconductors, security and communications industries. They invest primarily in early-stage ventures that are incubating new companies with proven entrepreneurs and good ideas.KPCB's life sciences investments include medical devices, drugs, vaccines, personalized medicine, diagnostics and healthcare information technology and services. Their pandemic and biodefense investment initiative focuses on investments in companies with innovations in disease surveillance, rapid diagnostics, new vaccine technology, portable and less expensive manufacturing of vaccines and new antiviral drugs.The firm's iFund invests in market-changing ideas and products that extend the iPhone and iPod touch platform. The Fund invests across all sizes and stages. KPCB targets investments in companies that are developing applications, services and components. Their specific areas of interest include: location-based services, social networking, eCommerce (including advertising and payments), communication and entertainment.

Managing Partner

GreatPoint Ventures focuses on seed-stage investments that result in the commercialization of new technologies in the following areas: biotechnology, energy, clean technology, telecommunications, material science and semiconductors. the firm typically raises the Series A venture round. GreatPoint Ventures focuses on investments in easily-understood opportunities that have the potential to reach multi-billion dollar markets and have little market risk. The firm has a high tolerance for technical risk, which is offset through conducting significant due diligence and utilizing a network of global industry experts

Division Vice President
Prior - 2008

EDS provides a broad portfolio of business and technology solutions to help its clients worldwide improve their business performance. EDS' core portfolio comprises information-technology, applications and business process services, as well as information-technology transformation services. EDS' A.T. Kearney subsidiary is one of the world's leading high-value management consultancies

Boards & Committees
Independent Director
2015 - Current

Beyond Meat, Inc. engages in the provision of plant-based meats. Its products include ready-to-cook meat under the brands The Beyond Burger and Beyond Sausage; and frozen meat namely Beyond Chicken Strips and Beyond Beef Crumbles. The company was founded by Ethan Walden Brown and Brent Taylor in 2009 and is headquartered in El Segundo, CA.

Independent Director
2015 - Current

Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co. engages in the provision of information technology, technology and enterprise products, solutions, and services. It operates through the following segments: Hybrid IT, Intelligent Edge, Financial Services, and Corporate Investments. The Hybrid IT segment provides a broad portfolio of services-led and software-enabled infrastructure and solutions. The Intelligent Edge segment comprises of enterprise networking and security solutions for businesses of any size, offering secure connectivity for campus and branch environments, operating under the Aruba brand. The Financial Services segment offers investment solutions, such as leasing, financing, information technology consumption, utility programs, and asset management services. The Corporate Investments segment includes Hewlett Packard Labs and certain business incubation projects. The company was founded in 1939 and is headquartered in Palo Alto, CA.

Member, Board of Directors
2008 - Current

Luca Technologies, Inc. operates as a clean energy company. Its proprietary technology stimulates native microorganisms that reside in subsurface hydrocarbon deposits, such as coal, oil and organic-rich shales to accelerate the bioconversion of such resources into methane, the principal component of natural gas, which the company produces and sells using existing infrastructure. The company was founded by Eric Szaloczi, R. Verlin Dannar, Jeffrey L. Weber, Robert S. Pfeiffer, Michael P. Batzer, Christie L. Haas, Roland P. DeBruyn, and Allan F. Wise in April 2003 and is headquartered in Golden, CO.

Voting Member, Board of Trustees
2009 - Current

Carnegie Mellon University challenges the curious and passionate to imagine and deliver work that matters. A private, global research university, Carnegie Mellon stands among the world's most renowned educational institutions, and sets its own course.With cutting-edge brain science, path-breaking performances, innovative start-ups, driverless cars, big data, big ambitions, Nobel and Turing prizes, hands-on learning, and a whole lot of robots, CMU doesn't imagine the future, they create it.

Member, Board of Directors

Special Olympics, Inc. promotes sports programs for mentally and physically challenged children and adults from different countries. It realize their potential, develop physical fitness, demonstrate courage, experience joy and friendship. The company was founded by Eunice Kennedy Shriver in 1963 and is headquartered in Washington, DC.

Member, Board of Governors

WVU will deliver high-quality education, excel in discovery and innovation, model a culture of diversity and inclusion, promote health and vitality, and build pathways for the exchange of knowledge and opportunity between the state, the nation, and the world.

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Treasurer at Government of Ohio

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Dispatch Technologies, Inc. develops and provides Software as a Service (SaaS) based platform. Its software integrates with existing systems and streamlines how consumers manage network, provide service to your customers, and understand day-to-day operations. The firm also offers network and consumer engagement management. The company was founded by James Yaakov Zar, Avi Y. Goldberg, Alex Beletsky, and Vlad Medvedovsky in 2013 and is headquartered in Boston, MA.

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Peek Travel, Inc. provides online travel planning services. It offers activities for travelers to book online via computer, tablet or mobile phone. The company was founded by Ruzwana Bashir and Oskar Bruening in 2011 and is headquartered in San Francisco, CA.

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Reflektion, Inc. operates a retail analytics platform for retailers and brands. It offers ecommerce solutions that include Personalized Site Search, a solution that leads visitors with a path to various products; Predictive Product Recommendations, a platform that creates a one-to-one connection with shoppers; and a mobile solution that unifies customers shopping by integrating various devices. The company was founded by Amar Chokhawala in 2012 and is headquartered in San Mateo, CA.

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Awards & Honors
NACD Directorship 100 Hall of Fame
Golden Gate University
West Virginia University
Davos, Switzerland
2012 World Economic Forum Annual Meeting

A record 2,600 business, government and civil society leaders – including nearly 40 heads of state or government – participated in the 42nd World Economic Forum Annual Meeting, which took place under the theme The Great Transformation: Shaping New Models. The record participation indicated the international community’s level of concern for the world today, as one crisis after another emerges. It also underscored the commitment of the Forum’s Members, Partners and communities to improving the state of the world.

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