Manish is the General Partner of AXA Venture Partners, based in New York City. His primary focus is on making early stage investments in the US and helping young companies grow and scale. Manish sits of the boards of a number of AVP portfolio companies including, among others, Neura, Bee Financial, Limelight Health and PriceMethod.
Prior to joining AVP, Manish held a number of investing, operational and strategic roles. Most recently, he was the Head of Financial Protection for AXA US, responsible for the company’s life insurance business. He also led AXA’s investment in Planmember and the disposal of the MONY closed block.
Manish started his career at McKinsey & Co. where he led client teams in engagements across strategy, corporate finance and operations & technology. Manish earned his M.S. and Ph.D. at Carnegie Mellon University and B.Tech. at the Indian Institute of Technology. He lives in New York City with his wife and two kids.