Who Is Lane Bess And How Rich Is He? Everything About The Bess Venture Founder

Who Is Lane Bess And How Rich Is He? Everything About The Bess Venture Founder

Lane Bess is recognized amongst the richest people with an estimated net worth of over $750 million dollars. Explore more about him in the article below.

Lane Bess is also one of the four customers paying, who will travel on the upcoming flight to space along with his son Cameron Bess.

Blue Origin has announced Lane Bess as its crew for New Shepard’s 19th mission set to launch at the start of next month, 9 Dec to be exact.

Blue Origin is an American privately-funded aerospace manufacturer and sub-orbital spaceflight services company.

Lane Bess Net Worth Over $750 Million: How Rich Is He?

Lane Bess is among the richest people in American, with at least high nine figures value as of 24 November 2021.

He is the Principal and Founder of Bess Ventures and Advisory which is a family fund supporting technology firms that innovate and disrupt across multiple market sectors.

Before this, he was Chief Operating Officer and the Director of Zscaler Inc. and owned over 2,191,792 shares of Zscaler Inc stock worth over $754 Million dollars.

As a paying customer set to travel aboard Blue Origin’s New Shepard, people are very curious to know his net worth.

Lane Bess has built three billion-dollar companies in Internet security and so far his estimated net worth is at least $808 million dollars but we are not certain as it can be more.

As to travel to space as part of the New Shepard mission, one has to be prepared as a ticket is estimated to be in the millions and we can clearly guess Lane has a huge amount of earnings to be on the prestigious flight to space.

A seat on Blue Origin’s first crewed flight sold for a whopping $28 million.

This will be the first time a parent and child have made a trip to space together, meaning that Lane and Cameron Bess are making history.

Explore Lane Bess Wikipedia

Lane Bess is a venture capitalist, who will be flying to space along with his son Cameron in Jeff Bezos owned Blue Origin’s spaceflight in December.

While he lacks a Wikipedia page of his own, most if his career info is covered on LinkedIn. He has spent more than 30 years as an operational executive and between 2008 and 2011 he was the CEO of Palo Alto Networks.

Before this, he served as the EVP of Worldwide Sales and was the General Manager of Trend Micro Inc. aka Nikkei.

Most of Lane’s work is in the security sector and technology business. He has deep expertise in driving high growth for network/cloud security, computing, and software companies.

His work in the security technology sector has made him a trusted advisor for many enterprise CIOs and CISOs.

He received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Managerial Economics from Carnegie Mellon University and a Masters Degree from the University of Dayton.

Who Is Lane Bess Wife? Traverse His Salary

Lane Bess is married to his wife Letty Bess and Lane has been together for more than 31 years.

They have built a marriage, a family, financial success, and a spirit of giving that has benefited many different organizations, including CASA.

Letty worked as a volunteer Advocate for a teenage girl. 

Not much information is available on her so we will soon update more about her.

So far, Lane’s salary has not been disclosed but his net worth is discussed above.