Ray Stata is co-founder and chairman at Analog, a company which he and built it into a leading provider of semiconductor integrated circuits. Ray was CEO of the company from 1971 to 1996 and continues today as chairman of the board. He co-founded the Massachusetts High Technology Council and served on the executive committee of the United States Council on Competitiveness and the board of overseers of the Malcolm Baldridge National Quality Award. Ray is the co-author of Global Stakes (1982) and The Innovators (1984) and is a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and the National Academy of Engineering. A founder of Stata Venture Partners, he holds BS and MS degrees in electrical engineering from MIT and served as a member of the MIT Corporation from 1984 to 2010.