Ray Rothrock

Partner Emeritus, Venrock

Ray Rothrock is an avid spokesman for the venture industry, innovation, and entrepreneurship. As a venture capitalist for more than two decades, Rothrock has assisted entrepreneurs in achieving their dreams and produced outstanding financial returns for his limited partners. He has personally discovered, created and guided more than 50 companies in the Venrock portfolio through their early stages of formation and emerging growth. Beginning his professional career as a nuclear engineer he continues his love for “building,” especially companies. Rothrock’s areas of investment expertise and interests span the globe, and include energy, information technology infrastructure and cyber security.

Rothrock earned his B.S. in Nuclear Engineering from Texas A&M University, an S.M. in Nuclear Engineering from Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and an MBA with Distinction from Harvard Business School. He currently serves on the Visiting Committee of the MIT Nuclear Science and Engineering Department and the Board of Woodside Priory School.

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