Dr. Gregory Ray
Entrepreneur in Residence & Faculty, Cornell University
Dr. Gregory Ray is a Program Lead and Entrepreneur in Residence at the Center for Regional Economic Advancement and an Instructor at the Johnson Graduate School of Management at Cornell University. Previously, Dr. Ray served in a number of roles for Creative Destruction Lab (CDL), a program for early-stage technology-based companies. During his time at CDL, Dr. Ray worked on expansion, pedagogy, operations, recruiting, and partnerships while based out of Toronto, New York, and Atlanta. CDL’s cumulative equity value created increased by more than $6B CAD during Dr. Ray’s tenure. Before CDL, Dr. Ray served as project manager for the launch of a private hospital in Kuwait and worked on strategy for a Dubai-based agriculture startup. Dr. Ray holds a B.A. in Biochemistry from Hamilton College, an MBA in Strategy from the University of Toronto, and a Ph.D. in Molecular Biology from Cornell University.