Manjari joined Amadeus in 2021 and focuses on investments in the areas of machine learning, AI, robotics and quantum technologies.
Manjari has more than a decade of experience in the tough to commercialise University IP sector . Prior to Amadeus, Manjari worked at IP Group plc, where she managed technology investments from deal origination to exit, and was responsible for the trade sale of TheySay Ltd (emotional AI acquired by Aptean), secondary share sale exit in Concirrus Ltd (insurance tech), and sourcing and working with the founding team to build Quantum Motion Ltd (Quantum Computing in Silicon). Manjari created and led IP Group’s Quantum Technologies investment strategy and set-up an initial £12m accelerator fund that was run in exclusive partnership with Innovate UK.
Previously, Manjari was a Technology Transfer Manager at Oxford University Innovation Ltd responsible for commercialising university intellectual property. Prior to that she was a post-doctoral researcher at the University of Oxford. As part of her PhD, she also completed an Internship at Google (now Alphabet).
Manjari holds a PhD from the University of Oxford in Machine Learning and Autonomous Vehicles which she did on a Rhodes Scholarship and a bachelors in Electronics, Instrumentation and Computer Science Engineering from the University of Madras. She is fluent in English, Tamil, Hindi and beginners Japanese.
Meet Manjari at:
1st December 2022
Investing in Deep Tech – Chicago Booth Event
Manjari Chandran-Ramesh will be at the Chicago Booth Angels Network in London. This Deep Tech-focused investment event features prominent VC investors who will be discussing the Deep Tech investment landscape in 2022/23 with a specific focus on early stage investing. The panel will be followed by 3-4 pitches from deeptech startups.
8th December 2022
Q2B 2022 Silicon Valley – Practical Quantum Computing
Manjari Chandran-Ramesh will be attending Q2B 2022 Silicon Valley - Practical Quantum Computing in California. The 2-day event is back for the sixth year in a row, to connect the international quantum community computing ecosystems, featuring top academics, industry end users, government representatives and quantum computing vendors from all over the world.