Ray Quintana is a General Partner and Head of European and Corporate Operations for the Cottonwood Technology Fund, one of the top-performing, early-stage venture capital funds in the United States. He has more than 20 years’ experience in venture capital, global technology investment, company creation and strategic financing.
Quintana has an established network throughout the globe, with a focus on the US West Coast, US Southwest, and Northern Europe’s entrepreneurial, venture, scientific and business community. This includes a network of Global 1000 technology companies and heads of research, and technology transfer leadership of many of these regions’ primary research institutions.
Prior to venture capital, Quintana held Strategy & Corporate Development positions for several global technology companies, including Texas Instruments and Robert Bosch Corporation. Quintana started his career as a Solid State Physicist at the University of California, San Diego. He currently sits on the boards of Trilumina Corporation, Eurekite, OPNT, Clearflight Solutions and Bayotech.
Quintana was awarded a CGMS Fellowship at the University of Michigan, Ross School of Business, where he received his MBA in Corporate Strategy & Strategic Finance.