Ray is an investment professional with 20+ years experience in global technology assessment, corporate venturing and venture capital investment. He has been a prior partner and principle investor with Ascendant Global Technology & Total Media Ventures. Ray has also served in senior strategy & corporate development roles for global technology companies, Texas Instruments and Robert Bosch Corporation. In these positions he led competency driven global corporate strategy development; corporate venturing, global mergers & acquisitions of companies and enabling technology, expansion of global footprints; expansion of product lines and development of new products and product portfolios. Ray holds a MBA from the University of Michigan Ross School of Business and served as a CGMS Fellow.