Ray Ozzie founded Groove Networks in October 1997. Previously, Ray was a founder and president of Iris Associates, where he created and led the development of Lotus Notes, the defining groupware product used by more than 100 million people worldwide.
Honored as one of seven "Windows Pioneers" by Microsoft, Ray was named "Person of the Year" in 1995 by PC Magazine, and was cited as one of the "top five developers of the century" in an online poll conducted by Computer Reseller News. Ray has been inducted into the Computer Museum Industry Hall of Fame and the InfoWorld Hall of Fame, and in November of 2000, he received the Institute for Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Computer Society's W. Wallace McDowell Award. He has served as a member of the National Research Council's Computer Science and Telecommunications Board, and was a member of the NRC committee that produced the landmark CRISIS report on the societal impact of cryptography, a computer security technology.
Ray is a member and governor for IT & telecommunications of the World Economic Forum, and was honored as a Technology Pioneer in 2001.
Ray Ozzie's personal weblog may be found at http://www.ozzie.net/blog.