More About Raymond
Ray Carreira is the vice president of Security where he oversees physical security, intelligence and investigations, residential and executive security, event security, and security support to portfolio companies.
Prior to joining a16z, Ray was a head of global security at Meta where he provided strategic direction for event security and operations at international and domestic events. Before that, Ray worked for the Santa Clara Police Department where he was a deputized FBI Task Force Officer, undercover detective, crime scene investigator, and head of intelligence operations for the Special Operations Division.
Ray began his career in the United States Air Force as an Intelligence Officer after graduating with a BS in business management & administration from Norwich University. Outside of work, Ray loves traveling with his family, hiking, music concerts, and F1 racing events.