Carnegie Science | Spring 2019 3 T R U S T E E N E W S he Carnegie Institution for Science Board of Trustees unanimously elected Ray Rothrock, RedSeal CEO, to its Board of Trustees at its November 2018 meetings. RedSeal provides network infrastructure security management solutions. Rothrock is also partner emeritus at Venrock, an early-stage venture capital firm specializing in the energy, healthcare, and technology sectors. At Venrock, Rothrock discovered, created, and guided 53 companies in its portfolio from their early stages through formation and growth. His investment expertise and interests are in energy, information technology infrastructure, and cybersecurity. He joined Venrock in 1988 after serving four years at Sun Microsystems, where he led the marketing programs for the design automation markets. Rothrock, a nuclear engineer, spent several years in the nuclear power business as the nuclear transient safety engineer for Yankee Atomic Electric. He was also at Exxon Nuclear. In 2010-2011, Rothrock was an executive in residence at Middlebury College, where he taught economics classes and lectured on energy. In 2013-2014 he did the same at Harvard Business School. As a nuclear expert, he testified to the President’s Blue Ribbon Commission on America’s Nuclear Future. Rothrock is a frequent speaker on venture, energy, and technology, and how America can solve big problems such as developing and implementing an energy policy that protects national, economic, and environmental security. Rothrock recently wrote the book Digital Resilience, which explores cyber threats, how to assess the resiliency of networks, how to identify and address weaknesses, and how to respond to exploits swiftly and effectively. He had a public book launch at Carnegie in Washington, D.C. Among his many board duties and philanthropic activities, Rothrock was named to the board of directors of the University of Texas Investment Management Company in 2016. This is a 501(c)(3) investment management corporation that manages investment assets under the fiduciary care of the Board of Regents of the University of Texas System. Rothrock earned a B.S. in nuclear engineering, summa cum laude, from Texas A&M University in 1977; an S.M. in nuclear engineering from Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1978; and an MBA with Distinction from Harvard Business School in 1988. In 2011, the Department of Nuclear Engineering at Texas A&M University named him its first Distinguished Former Student, and in 2013 he received an Outstanding Alumni Honor Award. In 2016, the University bestowed on him its highest honor, the Distinguished Alumnus Award.  T Ray Rothrock, CEO of RedSeal, Elected to the Carnegie Institution for Science Board of Trustees Image courtesy Venrock