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Ray Lane

Advisor

Ray is an advisor to the BrightEdge Fund and Managing Partner at GreatPoint Ventures.

Ray currently serves on the boards of the following GreatPoint portfolio companies: Uptake, BeyondMeat, Kinetica, Plethora, STRIVR, Quantiply, RapidDeploy, Splice Machine, BeyondCore (acq. Salesforce)

Experience

Ray is a technology executive and venture capitalist best known for leading the turnaround of Oracle Corporation in the 1990’s. As Oracle’s President and COO, Ray re-established the company’s leadership in the database market and grew Oracle’s market cap by 65x to over $200 billion. After leaving Oracle, Ray became a Managing Partner with Kleiner Perkins for 14 years before becoming Partner Emeritus with the firm. Earlier in his career, Ray was a senior partner of Booz Allen Hamilton, a consulting company, and a division vice president with Electronic Data Systems Corporation. Ray currently serves on the boards of Carnegie Mellon University, Special Olympics International, and HPE. He was Executive Chairman of HP from 2011 to 2013 and Chairman of Carnegie Mellon University’s Board of Trustees from 2009 to 2015.

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