Manuel (Manny) D. Medina
Founder and Managing Partner, Medina Capital
Manuel (Manny) D. Medina, the founder and managing partner of Medina Capital, has more than 30 years of experience as a highly successful businessman with expertise in areas including technology, finance, international business, and government contracting. He has a track record of successfully raising funds across the entire capital structure during periods of rapid change in the macroeconomic environment, and he has raised over $1 billion for companies, significantly increasing value and providing growth to enterprises through all types of economic climates.
Medina is also the founder and chairman of the board of eMerge Americas, the premier B2B technology event connecting the U.S., Latin America, and Europe. He has been recognized with accolades from many business and community organizations for his leadership and community service. He is a frequent speaker on topics ranging from technology trends and global business to entrepreneurship, and he has served as a panelist and keynote speaker at large conferences and IT industry trade shows. He also delivers inspiring commencement addresses to students at colleges and universities. Medina’s leadership in the IT industry and insightful analysis of market trends have resulted in appearances on CNBC, Bloomberg TV, and Fox Business as well as interviews with internationally recognized media outlets on topics such as the rising adoption of cloud computing, cybersecurity, and the dynamics driving key government IT initiatives.
Medina currently serves as chairman at Cyxtera Technologies and executive chairman of Appgate; both are Medina Capital portfolio companies.