New Jersey Institute of Technology
A Gold Medalist from New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT), USA, Manish Advani holds a management degree with Suma Cum Laude with an illustrious career in global marketing, Business Development and consulting. Manish’s first career engagement with the New Jersey Department of Transportation (USDOT) won him awards and grant from the State of New Jersey, USA for building a robust decision support system involving 21 counties from the State of New Jersey.
Manish heads Marketing and Public Relations for Mahindra Special Services Group (MSSG), a leading risk management firm respected for providing strategic support to over 250 companies in India.
Prior to Mahindra SSG Manish has worked on multiple roles for some of the leading clients like Microsoft Canada, Jaguar & Land Rover, Kraft Foods, Softscape America etc. His work at Microsoft Canada won him the Microsoft Presidents award for improving customer and partner experience.
Manish is currently serving as the Managing Committee member of the International Advertising Association – India Chapter, Founding Member of the Asia-Pacific Association of Communication Directors, Manish is also serving on the Corporate Social Responsibility and Sustainability Committee of the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) Western Region.
Manish recently launched the IAA Young Turks Forum which began with a humble beginning in May 2014 however within few months has become one of the most prominent forums of the International Advertising Association.