Mr. Ray A. Rothrock is Partner Emeritus of Venrock, a venture capital firm founded by the Rockefeller family in 1938. Mr. Rothrock has been a successful venture capitalist for more than 25 years and has led 53 investments on behalf of Venrock, with a track record that includes seven IPOs. He has been a member of Tri Alpha Energy’s board of directors since 2005.
Mr. Rothrock holds an M.B.A. from Harvard University, a B.S. in nuclear engineering from Texas A&M, and an M.S. in nuclear engineering from Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He is still an active venture capitalist and is currently the director of Check Point Software and several private companies. Mr. Rothrock is a past chair of the National Venture Capital Association, and was listed on the Forbes Midas List in 2012 and 2013 for his investment successes.