Advisory Board

Manny Ratafia, MS, MBA

Manny Ratafia, MS, MBA is CEO of Ratafia Ventures, CEO of Technology Management Group, and CEO of Lyon-Ratafia.
Manny is an entrepreneur, executive, angel investor, and management consultant, based in the New Haven area. He has founded and run ventures in a variety of technology areas and has consulted to CEOs, owners, and senior executives of companies in medical devices, medical imaging, digital imaging, metrology, scientific instruments, computer software and hardware, digital video systems, medical disposables, wound healing, pharmaceuticals, separations, biotechnology, chemicals, publishing, conferences, factory automation, laboratory instrumentation, sensors, consulting, and plastics processing.
He has run international conferences for senior executives and researchers in a variety of technology and market subjects. Since May 2008, he is CEO of Lyon-Ratafia, a technology startup involved in computer software and in optical systems for minimally invasive medical devices.
Boards that Manny is currently on include Fairfield University School of Engineering, FIRST Robotics, MIT Enterprise Forum, and MIT Club.
Angel groups he has been affiliated with include Angel Guild, Angel Investor Forum, Silicon Garden Angels, ASTIA, Landmark Venture Forum, Tri-State Private Investors Network, and Tri-State Ventures.
Manny earned a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from The Cooper Union, a Master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from MIT, a Master’s degree in Engineering and Applied Physics from Harvard University, and an MBA from Dartmouth College.