Manny is an award-winning business leader, engineer, and entrepreneur with expertise in the areas of innovation, technology deployment, sales, and marketing. Manny has applied his vast cross market experience to launch hundreds of successful commercialization projects, support the growth of established businesses, and has helped many startups launch their companies to sustainable revenue. Manny has also succeeded in launching and growing technology companies, including Aztera, which he started in 2011 and quickly grew to a multimillion-dollar enterprise. Aztera developed novel technologies across medical device, aerospace, and clean-energy markets.
Manny graduated from the University of Arizona with a degree in Mechanical Engineering. He currently serves on several boards including the University of Arizona College of Engineering Industry Partnership Board and formally at Tech Launch Arizona Advisory Board and UA Alumni Association Advisory Board. Manny has also won a series of awards including the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce 40 under 40, UA Innovation & Impact Award, Copper Cactus Innovation Award, and the SBDC Success Award.