Manik K. Rath

Manik K. Rath

Chief Executive Officer
Daybreak LLC

Manik K. Rath is the Chief Executive Officer of Daybreak LLC, a mission-focused provider of data analytics, advanced information technology, intelligence analysis and mission support services. Daybreak serves the Defense, Homeland and Intelligence communities, and other mission-critical federal agencies.

Before forming Daybreak, Mr. Rath served as Chief Executive Officer of RavenTek, an IT modernization company, and as Chief Executive Officer and Chief Operating Officer, for C2 Technologies Inc., a modeling and simulation, augmented and virtual reality developer for federal and commercial customers.

Mr. Rath held the positions of Senior Vice President for Administration, Chief Legal Officer and Corporate Secretary for Logistics Management Institute (LMI), a global non-profit technology, management, and logistics consulting company with $260M in revenues and about 1,500 professionals serving the Departments of Defense and Homeland Security, and the space and Intelligence Community. He also served on the Board of Directors of two subsidiaries, Four Winds LLC, an intelligence analysis and technology company, and of LMI Consulting, Inc., a global consulting company. During his 12 years at LMI, Mr. Rath was responsible for corporate development and successfully closed multiple acquisitions and one disposition, adding approx. $65M in revenues and significant new customers in the intelligence agencies, US Army Missile Command, and Army Aviation.

In 2002, Mr. Rath co-founded Alion Science and Technology, an engineering, technology, research and development which today has approximately $1.3B in revenues and about 5,000 employees in over 60 locations serving Department of Defense R&D and space components. He was also on the Board of Directors for two subsidiaries.
From 1995 to 2002, Mr. Rath was a Corporate Attorney serving space, Defense and technology clients for Baker & McKenzie in Dallas, TX; McGuire Woods; and McKenna & Cuneo (now Covington & Burling), both in Washington, DC.

Mr. Rath currently serves on the Board of Directors of Analytic Services Inc. (ANSER), and on the Board of Advisors of Credence and ThreatSwitch; and is a partner in Riverbend Capital, a venture capital firm. He is a past leader on the Board of Directors of the Northern Virginia Chamber of Commerce. He is a past Vice Chair of the Board of Fairfax County Public Schools Foundation; and past Chair of Association for Corporate Growth, National Capital Chapter.

Mr. Rath received a Juris Doctor and Bachelor of Arts from the University of Virginia, with Honors and Phi Beta Kappa. He is a published author and national speaker on mergers and acquisitions and the Defense and intelligence industry.