Ray Rothrock joined RedSeal as CEO in February 2014. Prior to RedSeal he was a general partner at Venrock, one of RedSeal’s founding investors. At Venrock he invested in 53 companies including over a dozen in cybersecurity including Vontu, PGP, P-Cube, Imperva, Cloudflare, CTERA, and Shape Security. Ray is on the board of Check Point Software Technology, Ltd. an original Venrock investment, and Team8, both Tel Aviv–based companies.
A thought leader in cybersecurity and long time investor in the sector, Ray Rothrock was a participant in the White House CyberSecurity Summit held at Stanford University February 2015.
Ray holds a BS in Nuclear Engineering 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. Ray Rothrock is a member of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Corporation board and his book, “Digital Resilience: Is Your Company Ready for the Next Cyber Threat?” launches in April, 2018.
No one is immune to hacking- including systems not connected to the internet. Ray Rothrock is a veteran in the cyber industry and emphasizes in his new book, Digital Resilience, that it’s not enough for a company to have heavy barriers of defense- the hackers will still get inside, what companies need to focus on today is resilience.