BOARD OF DIRECTORS

 

Dr. Raghu Menon

President

23 years in high tech camera industry spanning sales, transitioning emerging technologies, and deep technical expertise in 360 degree cameras

Secured over $15M of federal grants from DARPA, Multiple Defense Research Agencies and the National Science Foundation

Transitioned and sold advanced 360 degree imaging for Defense and commercial applications

Structured and closed multiple strategic partnerships, including OEM deals, IP licensing and co-development of products with Fortune500 Defense primes

Inventor with multiple academic publications in 360 degree imaging and computer vision

Over 20 years of experience in managing development of real time imaging apps, spanning VR to medical imaging

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Dr. Raghu Menon

Dr. Raghu Menon

President

Patrick O’ Neill

Director – Investments of Connecticut Innovations (CI)

Patrick leads CI investments in the clean technology, industrial/energy technologies, life sciences, software and digital media sectors.

Previously, Patrick was a project manager for the Connecticut Clean Energy Fund’s On-Site Renewable Distributed Generation Program and Project 100. He provided financial analysis on renewable energy projects that utilized diverse technologies, including fuel cells, solar photovoltaics, and hydro and sustainable biomass. Patrick’s experience also includes tenures at UTC Power, Duke Engineering and Services (now Areva NP Inc.) and Yankee Atomic Electric Corporation.

Education

B.S., Nuclear Engineering, University of Massachusetts at Lowell
M.S., Mechanical Engineering, Worcester Polytechnic Institute
M.B.A., Finance, New York University Stern School of Business

Certifications

Licensed engineer in the state of Connecticut

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Patrick O’ Neill

Patrick O’ Neill

Director – Investments of Connecticut Innovations (CI)

Robert Anderson

President, Omniken

Robert Anderson is the president of Omniken, a firm that specializes in advising leaders of technology companies on strategies to manage and grow their businesses.
Mr. Anderson, who is based in Groton, Mass., also sits on the Boards of closely held Lau Technologies, in Concord, Mass; family-owned Horn Packaging Corp., in Ayer, Mass; and publicly traded LeCroy Corp. (NASDAQ:LCRY), in Chestnut Ridge, N.Y.
He is a past director of the Technology Capital Network at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and served on the Executive Board of the MIT Enterprise Forum of Cambridge. He also is a past director for the National Association of Corporate Directors/New England, the Association for Corporate Growth and the American Electronics Association.
From 1988-1993, Mr. Anderson was president and CEO of Concord-based GenRad, Inc., an automatic test equipment company that was purchased by Boston-based Teradyne in 2001 for $260 million.
He received an S.B. in electrical engineering from MIT and an S.B. in industrial management from MIT Sloan School of Management, both in 1963.

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Robert Anderson

Robert Anderson

President, Omniken

Christopher D. Brady

Chart Venture Partners

Christopher founded The Chart Group in 1994. With over 25 years’ experience in private equity, corporate finance and capital markets, Chris focuses on identifying and building portfolio companies through his extensive industry relationships and perspective.

Prior to Chart, Chris spent fourteen years in the Corporate Finance and Capital Markets Departments of Lehman Brothers and Dillon Read. Chris earned his B.A. from Middlebury College and his M.B.A. from Columbia University Graduate School of Business.

Chris has been actively involved channeling the resources of the business community to assist with DoD related initiatives. Over the last several years, he has organized a venture capital team with an affiliate of the US Army to commercialize their technologies and bring better commercial technologies to the warfighter; assumed a prominent leadership role with Warfighter Sports/DSUSA, a foundation dedicated to working with injured soldiers; and served as a member of the Transition Team for the US Army Secretary Dr. Francis Harvey. He has served in senior management positions in numerous New Jersey political campaigns.

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Christopher D. Brady

Christopher D. Brady

Chart Venture Partners