Ray Rothrock is executive chairman of RedSeal Inc., an enterprise cyber security company. During his 25-year career at Venrock, where he is now partner emeritus, he led the internet and energy investment programs and was a member of the management committee. Ray was listed twice on the Forbes Midas List and elected chairman of the National Venture Capital Association for 2012-13. He is an active angel investor and serves on a number of corporate and academic boards.
An expert on cyber security, nuclear energy, climate change, and energy policy, Ray has testified to Congress and the President’s Blue-Ribbon Commission on America’s Nuclear Future. He is the author of Digital Resilience: Is Your Company Ready for the Next Cyber Threat (2018) and was awarded the SC Media 2020 Reboot Thought Leadership Award for his leadership in cybersecurity. He is also an Emmy-nominated producer for the 2019 documentary, “Chasing the Moon.” He is on the board of the Nuclear Threat Initiative, Third Way, and the Carnegie Science Institute.
Ray holds a BS in Nuclear Engineering, Summa Cum Laude, from Texas A & M University, a MS in Nuclear Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and an MBA with Distinction from the Harvard Business School.