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Raymond Lane

OTHER INVESTOR TYPE
Active STATUS
1 PROFESSIONALS
11 INVESTMENTS
6 PORTFOLIO
2 EXITS
Description

Mr. Raymond Lane is the Founder and serves as Chairman at SpikeSource. 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 and RapidDeploy. He is a Board Member and Advisor at Journey Sales. He was a Chairman at Aquion Energy. He is also a Partner Emeritus and Advisor 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 as 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.

Investor Status
Actively Seeking New Investments
Primary Investor Type
Angel (individual)
Primary Office
  • 450 Clyde Avenue
  • Mountain View, CA 94043
  • United States

+1 (650) 000-0000

Raymond Lane Investments (11)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Dispatch (SaaS) 14-Jun-2017 Early Stage VC 0000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 0000000 0000 00.0
0000 000000 28-Jul-2016 00000 00000 0000 Other Restaurants, Hotels and Leisure Generating Revenue 0000000 0000 00.0
0000000000 23-Feb-2016 00000 00000 0000 Media and Information Services (B2B) Generating Revenue 0000000 0000 00.0
0000000 00000 10-Nov-2015 00000 00000 00.000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 0000000 0000 00.0
00000000 (0000) 18-Nov-2014 0000 00000 00.00 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 0000000 0000 00.0
0000000000 04-Mar-2014 00000 00000 000 Media and Information Services (B2B) Generating Revenue 0000000 0000 00.0
00000000 01-Aug-2013 0000 00000 00.000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 0000000 0000 00.0
0000000000 16-Jul-2013 00000 00000 00.000 Information Services (B2C) Generating Revenue 0000000 0000 00.0
Reflektion 14-Apr-2013 Seed Round 00.00 Media and Information Services (B2B) Generating Revenue 0000000 0000 00.0
Ausra 08-Feb-2008 Later Stage VC 0000 Energy Infrastructure Generating Revenue 0000000 0000 00.0
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Raymond Lane Exits (2)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size Status Buyers
Ausra 02-Mar-2010 Merger/Acquisition 00000 Completed
00000000 26-Mar-2002 000000000000000000 Completed
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Raymond Lane Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office Contact
Info
Raymond Lane Ph.D Angel Investor 00 00 0 Mountain View, CA