Warren Haber, Jr. brought twelve years of venture capital experience to Crossbar Ventures. Prior to Crossbar, Until Mellon Ventures ceased pursuing new investments, he ran the New York office. Prior to Mellon, Warren was a founding Partner of Grand Central Holdings, an early-stage, regionally-focused venture firm. Previously, he was with GE Equity, where he was responsible for evaluating early- and expansion-stage venture investments. Earlier in his career, Warren worked with a leveraged buyout firm, distinguished himself in BankBostonís management development program and spent two summers as an Investment Analyst with Allen and Company.
Warren received his MBA from the Wharton School and his BA from Brown University.
Maneesh is a Director of investments at Connecticut Innovations and is responsible for sourcing, evaluating, investing in and managing portfolio companies, primarily in the information technology sector.
Connecticut Innovations was an investor in a Shelton-based software company that Maneesh co-founded and was instrumental in growing, NeuVis (acquired by IBM Rational). He has over fifteen years of hands-on operational experience with technology start-ups including DataEase (acquired by Symantec) and Vendavo. Maneesh has worked with Fortune 500 companies as a management consultant at Booz Allen Hamilton. He has held positions in corporate and business development, enterprise sales, product marketing and executive management.
Maneesh graduated magna cum laude from Ohio Wesleyan University with a BA in economics management and an MBA from Columbia Business School. He is actively involved with, and is a speaker for, events hosted by the Connecticut Venture Group (CVG), The Indus Entrepreneurs (TIE) TriState, Yale Entrepreneurial Society (YES), Connecticut Technology Council (CTC) and Columbia Business School.