Raymond Lane Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel

  • Status
  • Active

  • Professionals
  • 1

Professionals

  • Investments
  • 12

  • Portfolio
  • 6

  • Exits
  • 3

Exits

Raymond Lane General Information

Description

Dr. Raymond Lane is the Founder & serves as Chairman at SpikeSource. He serves as a Board Member and Member of the Technology Committee at Hewlett Packard Enterprise. He served as Board Member at Uptake. Mr. Raymond Lane is the Founder and serves as Chairman at SpikeSource. He serves as Board Member & Advisor at Symbl.ai. Mr. Lane also served as Managing Partner at GreatPoint Ventures. He also serves as an Advisor at Spring Labs. He is a Board Member of STRIVR, Kinetica, Hypori, and RapidDeploy. He is a Board Member and Advisor at Journey Sales. He was a Chairman at Aquion Energy. He is managing Partner at Kleiner Perkins. Since joining the firm in 2000, he has focused on helping entrepreneurs with technological and market insight, organizational development, team building, selling, and managing growth. Ray sponsored a number of investments for KPCB in enterprise technology and alternative energy. These investments include GreatPoint Energy (coal-to-gas conversion), Aquion (energy storage), Kenandy (cloud-based MRP systems), Alert Enterprise (security convergence solutions), Vertica Systems (data warehousing solutions), Virsa Systems (financial systems compliance), Luca Technologies (biologically enhanced gas recovery from fossilized hydrocarbons), Fisker Automotive (extended range electric vehicle), Ausra (solar thermal concentrator) and Xsigo Systems (virtual I/O switch for datacenters). He is also on the board of Hewlett-Packard and was its former Chairman. He presently is the Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Carnegie Mellon University. Before joining KPCB, Ray was president and chief operating officer of Oracle Corp., one of the world's largest software companies and a leading enterprise software and services company. During his eight-year tenure, Oracle exhibited phenomenal revenue growth from less than $1 billion in 1992 to more than $10 billion. Ray led Oracle's business expansion beyond its core database technology into enterprise applications and professional services. Earlier in his career, Ray was a senior partner with Booz Allen Hamilton, where he pioneered and led the Information Systems Group, a worldwide consulting practice targeted at helping senior management achieve better results from information technology. He is also on Booz Allen Hamilton's board of directors and executive management committee. Ray's early career also included serving as division vice president with Electronic Data Systems Corp. and spending 10 years with IBM in various product management, sales, and marketing positions. Ray received a bachelor's degree in mathematics and an honorary Ph.D. in science from West Virginia University. He was elected to the Academy of Distinguished Graduates of WVU, served as a director of the WVU Foundation Board, and presently serves on the university's Board of Governors. WVU honored Ray by naming the Lane Department of Computer Science and Electrical Engineering. He is also on the board of trustees of Carnegie Mellon University currently its Chairman. He has been an active campaigner and planner for Carnegie Mellon's establishment in 2002 of a Silicon Valley campus. He helped create and fund Carnegie Mellon's Computational Biology Department, one of six permanent degree-granting departments in the School of Computer Science. He is the Vice Chairman of Special Olympics International and has been on the International Board of Special Olympics for 15 years. He also holds an honorary Ph.D. from Golden Gate University. Ray was recently honored by TechAmerica as the 2011 recipient of the David Packard Medal of Achievement Award. He served as Board Member at Plethorammmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm.

Business Details

Investor Status
Actively Seeking New Investments
Primary Investor Type
Angel (individual)
Corporate Office
  • 450 Clyde Avenue
  • Mountain View, CA 94043
  • United States
+1 (650) 000-0000

Raymond Lane Investments (12)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Kinetica 21-Aug-2020 Later Stage VC 000.00 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue
Peek (Restaurants, Hotels and Leisure) 13-Jun-2018 00000 00000 000.00 Other Restaurants, Hotels and Leisure Profitable 0000000 0000 00.0
Dispatch (Boston) 14-Jun-2017 00000 00000 0000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 0000000 0000 00.0
Reflektion 23-Feb-2016 00000 00000 0000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 0000000 0000 00.0
JourneyDXP 10-Nov-2015 00000 00000 00.000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 0000000 0000 00.0
Dispatch (Boston) 18-Nov-2014 0000 00000 00.00 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 0000000 0000 00.0
Reflektion 04-Mar-2014 00000 00000 000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 0000000 0000 00.0
Directly 01-Aug-2013 0000 00000 00.000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 0000000 0000 00.0
CrowdOptic 16-Jul-2013 Early Stage VC 00.000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 0000000 0000 00.0
Reflektion 20-May-2013 Early Stage VC 00.000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 0000000 0000 00.0

Raymond Lane Exits (3)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
Reflektion 22-Sep-2021 Buyout/LBO
Ausra 02-Mar-2010 000000000000000000 00000
NetClerk 26-Mar-2002 000000000000000000

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Raymond Lane Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Raymond Lane Ph.D Angel Investor 00 00 00 Mountain View, CA

Raymond Lane Co-Investors (2)

Name With Exits Lead Partner Series Industry
Plug and Play Tech Center 1 Series chart Industry bar
Sprout Capital Partners 0 Series chart Industry bar

Raymond Lane FAQs

  • Who is Raymond Lane?

    Raymond Lane is an angel Investor who has made 12 investments.

  • What kind of investor is Raymond Lane?

    Raymond Lane is an angel investor.

  • What does Raymond Lane do?

    As an angel investor, Raymond Lane invests personal money into promising companies, typically in exchange for equity.

  • How many board seats does Raymond Lane hold?

    Raymond Lane holds a board seat in JourneyDXP.

  • What has Raymond Lane invested in?

    Raymond Lane has made numerous investments in companies like Kinetica, Peek (Restaurants, Hotels and Leisure), and Dispatch (Boston) within the Business/Productivity Software and Restaurants, Hotels and Leisure industries.

  • What has Raymond Lane invested in recently?

    Raymond Lane's latest investment was on 21-Aug-2020 in Kinetica, a company within the Business/Productivity Software industry.

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