Congratulations on 40 years of making a difference in so many families' lives. Thank you for your optimism, your determination, and your dedication. Without these attributes the organization you built would not have had the longevity it has enjoyed.
We have appreciated your friendship, your leadership and your vision. You have opened our eyes and enabled the rest of us to follow your lead and enjoy the magic of these Special Athletes. Mrs. Shriver, we are most definitely fans. Have a very Happy Birthday.
Ray and Stephanie Lane
Ray Lane is General Partner at Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, a premier venture capital firm, focused on helping entrepreneurs with technological and market insight. Before joining KPCB, Ray was President and Chief Operating Officer of Oracle Corporation. Before joining Oracle, Ray was a senior partner with Booz-Allen & Hamilton, where he pioneered and led the Information Systems Group. In addition, he spent ten years with IBM in various product-management, sales and marketing positions.
Ray received a bachelor's degree in mathematics from West Virginia University (WVU) and an honorary Ph.D. in Science from Golden Gate University. Ray also serves on the board of trustees of Carnegie Mellon University. Stephanie and Ray Lane are major supporters of the Campaign for Special Olympics. Ray also serves as Vice Chairman of Special Olympics International and has served on the International board of Special Olympics for several years.