Ron Rapatalo (CAS ’97) is an officer emeritus and one of the NYUAA’s senior members, having just completed his 17th year on the board. He is also an extremely active NYU alumni volunteer, highly engaged with the Multicultural Alumni Network and #ViralViolets, NYU’s alumni social media ambassador program. A lifelong New Yorker born in Brooklyn and raised in Queens, Ron earned a BS in neural science from NYU College of Arts and Science in 1997.
Have you ever wondered how some of the world’s most successful startups came to fruition? Learn more about the NYU Summer Launchpad, an accelerator that has nurtured some familiar names.
College buds Matthew Firpo (TSOA ’12) and Maximilian Guen (LS ’14) are the brains behind Magna Carta, the SoHo-based creative hothouse teeming with commercials, VR films, and other interactive new-media projects. Next up for the pair, is an episodic TV series humanizing the European refugee crisis.