Manish Misra

Manish Misra

Chief Innovation Officer, Panasonic India

Mr. Manish Misra is the Chief Innovation Officer at Panasonic India, spearheading company’s Innovation Centre based in Bangalore. In his existing role, he is responsible for driving innovation to shape future products & solutions for Panasonic in India and markets beyond.

Driving a technology-enabled strategy with specific focus on emerging trends such as IoT, Analytics, Blockchain, Cloud & Mobile, he is also responsible to bring in technological advancements, creating new business & revenue streams for the company.

With more than two decades of experience, Manish started his career with IBM where he spent almost 19 years across various engineering & R&D leadership roles. Prior to joining Panasonic in May 2018, Manish was associated with HID Global, a global leader in secure identities space. An industry veteran, Mr. Misra has been the chairperson for IBM India IEEE Activities Council and part of Program Committee that conceptualized and organized first ever IEEE Cloud Computing Conference 2012.

Mr. Misra holds a graduation degree in Computer Science & Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology (IIT, Varanasi). He has also completed many Technology, Leadership & Management courses from top business schools such as Wharton Business School (UPENN) & Harvard Business School, in collaboration with IBM.