Lane is an experienced entrepreneur, computer scientist, investor, and educator based in New York City. He worked in quant finance at D. E. Shaw & Co., a New York-based hedge fund, as a software developer and quantitative analyst in Manhattan and Hong Kong. He holds an MBA in entrepreneurial management from the Wharton School and an MA in international studies from the Lauder Institute at the University of Pennsylvania. Lane co-founded Seratis, a healthcare communication and care coordination platform, which was acquired in 2016. Lane is also a core developer with the Ethereum Foundation.