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Lane Bess


Mr. Lane Bess is a Board Member of ZeroFox and Evident. Previously, he served as a Board Member and Chief Operating Officer at Zscaler. He has spent over 30 years successfully launching start-ups and scaling businesses. From 2008 to 2011, Lane was CEO of Palo Alto Networks, where he led the company to annualized revenue exceeding $200 million on the path to its IPO. He was previously EVP of Worldwide Sales and General Manager at Trend Micro, where he grew worldwide revenues to over $1 billion annually. Lane has also held senior Sales and Marketing positions at NCR Corporation, where he oversaw multinational corporate sales, and AT&T, where he was responsible for the product launches of AT&T's Business and Consumer Internet services in the mid-1990s. Lane holds a B.S. Degree in Managerial Economics from Carnegie Mellon University and a Masters Degree from the University of Dayton. He serves as a Strategic Advisor at CyberMDX.

Primary Investor Type
Angel (individual)
Primary Office
  • 1834 South Charles Street
  • Baltimore, MD 21230
  • United States

+1 (855) 000-0000

Lane Bess Investments (7)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Confluera 30-Jul-2019 Early Stage VC 000 Network Management Software Startup 0000 0000
00000 00000000 13-Nov-2018 00000 00000 000 Diagnostic Equipment Generating Revenue 0000 0000
0000000 10-Jul-2017 00000 00000 000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 0000 0000
00000000000 06-Sep-2016 0000 00000 00.000 Automation/Workflow Software Generating Revenue 0000 0000
0000000 19-Jul-2016 00000 00000 000.00 Network Management Software Startup 0000 0000
ZeroFox 03-Dec-2015 Early Stage VC 0000 Network Management Software Generating Revenue 0000 0000
ThoughtSpot 01-Jun-2012 Early Stage VC 000.00 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue/Not Profitable 0000 0000
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Lane Bess Exits (2)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size Status Buyers
ParkMyCloud 10-May-2019 Merger/Acquisition Completed
0000000 11-Jul-2017 000000000000000000 00000 Completed
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Lane Bess Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office Contact
Lane Bess Angel Investor 0 0 Baltimore, MD