Ray A. Rothrock

Ray A. Rothrock Director

Ray A. Rothrock is founder of FiftySix Investments, a seed/early-stage venture investment firm based in Silicon Valley.  From 2014 to 2020, he served as the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer at RedSeal Inc. which provides cyber and business insights via its cyber risk modeling platform and currently serves on its board.  Prior to RedSeal, he served as a partner and management committee member at venture capital firm of Venrock Associates.   For 25 years he was early venture investor in cyber security, energy, and other technology startups.  Mr. Rothrock serves on the board of directors of several organizations including Check Point Software Technology, Roku Inc., CTERA Networks, Shine Technologies and several NGO organizations.  Mr. Rothrock is the author of the critically acclaimed book Digital Resilience: Is Your Company Ready for the Next Cyber Threat? (Harper Collins, Apr. 2018) and a frequent speaker and author of several articles on cybersecurity, energy and venture capital.  Mr. Rothrock‚Äôs education includes a Bachelor of Science degree in Nuclear Engineering from the Texas A&M, a Master of Science degree in nuclear engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a Master of Business Administration degree from the Harvard Business School.