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Christopher   Mirabile  

Adjunct Lecturer

B.A.,Colgate University
J.D.,Boston College
Academic Division

Christopher Mirabile is the Managing Director of LaunchPad Venture Group, a venture investment group focused on seed and early-stage investments in high technology. He is also the lead investor of Race Point Capital Fund, which is a separate but affiliated early stage investment fund. In addition to his work with LaunchPad and Race Point Capital, Christopher is an active member of the Boston-area angel investing community.

Christopher is the former CFO of IONA Technologies PLC, a Nasdaq-listed provider of mission critical enterprise infrastructure software to Global 1000 companies. Christopher played a key role in the acquisition of IONA by Progress Software in 2008.

Before joining IONA, Christopher was a member of the corporate department of Testa, Hurwitz & Thibeault, LLP, where he represented venture capital and private equity funds on investments and fund formation, as well as privately- and publicly-owned companies in fund-raisings, corporate and securities law, public and private securities offerings, investments and mergers and acquisitions. While at Testa, Hurwitz, Christopher represented IONA in its initial public offering.

Prior to obtaining his law degree, he was a management consultant with Price Waterhouse's Strategic Consulting Group.

Christopher is an Entrepreneur-in-Residence at Babson and an advisor to numerous start-ups. He is a member of the Board of Directors of Boston World Partnerships. He is a frequent panelist and speaker and has been published and quoted in numerous business periodicals.

Christopher earned his J.D. from Boston College Law School and his B.A., with honors, from Colgate University.