Ray Sidney, PhD

1991 Hertz Fellow
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Ray Sidney is a Co-Owner at The Residences at The Ritz-Carlton, Dove Mountain and the Owner at Big George Ventures.

He was previously a director at Vislink Technologies and was an early software engineer at Google and a cryptographer at RSA Labs.

He holds an AB from Harvard and a PhD from MIT, both in mathematics, as well as an MBA from UC Berkeley’s Haas School of Business.

In modern times, Ray’s interests include complexity, energy, the environment, Norway, and curling and other winter sports. Ray serves on the Boards of Directors of the Hertz Foundation and Girls’ Angle, and he has close ties to the XPRIZE Foundation.

Hertz Foundation Role

Board of Directors

Graduate Studies

Massachusetts Institute of Technology
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Undergraduate Studies

Harvard University


2016, Raymond Sidney Volunteer Leadership Award, Fannie & John Hertz Foundation

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