Konstantine Drakonakis, M.E.M., P.E.

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Entrepreneur-in-Residence
Bio: 

Konstantine is an experienced early stage investor and operator focused on developing proprietary IMPACT technology companies. As an “Entrepreneurial Engineer,” he gravitates to technology companies within the software, med-tech and green-tech markets. He has led over 40 investments for LaunchCapital and the Pritzker Vlock Family Office (PVFO) to date and serves as a strategic advisor for many of his portfolio companies. He represents LaunchCapital and PVFO as a board member on the following portfolio companies: Amastan Technologies (where he was the founding Chairman and CSO), EpiEP, Biorez, TearSolutions, and Affinimark Technologies. 

Konstantine is actively involved in the incubation/inception stage of the entrepreneurial ecosystem and serves as an advisor to BioCT’s Bioscience Clubhouse, the Entrepreneurship Foundation, the Donaghue Foundation, and the District Venture & Innovation Center. He is also a Mentor in Residence at the TSAI Center for Innovative Thinking at Yale and a member of the Yale Whitney Avenue Innovation Fund Investment Committee. 

Mr. Drakonakis was the Manager of New Technology Investments and Infrastructure Development at Connecticut Innovations. He holds a Masters in Environmental Management from Yale University and a Civil and Environmental Engineering degree from the University of Vermont. He is a board certified Professional Engineer and is a member of the National Civil Engineering Honors Society.