Executive Vice President and General Manager, OPEN Products
Manish is an executive at American Express where he has held key senior management roles over the past 10 years. Currently Manish is the Executive Vice President and General Manager of OPEN Products and is responsible for the development and marketing of the company's suite of products and features designed for small businesses in the United States. Manish also leads Global Airline Strategy for the company and is a member of the Global Management team, a core group of executive leaders who help lead strategy for the firm.
Recently, he held the position of EVP Global Network Services – Americas and led the company’s efforts to develop, sustain and grow the network and franchise business throughout North America, Latin America and the Caribbean, covering 23 markets and 36 partnerships.
Previously, Manish led acquisition, underwriting, customer management, and decisions science strategies for the U.S. Consumer Card Business and the Enterprise Growth Division (emerging, online/mobile and prepaid payments business) in his capacity as head of risk and information management.
Prior to his arrival at American Express, Manish established a strategic foundation during his ten years as a management consultant in the financial services and media/entertainment industries which led to his appointment as Partner for the Mitchell Madison Group and his role as the eastern head of the Media and Entertainment practice at PricewaterhouseCooper.
Manish brings a unique combination of strategic problem solving, deep knowledge of the payment and emerging payment industry, risk management skills and a proven ability to drive revenue growth with innovative approaches. He has a truly global perspective, and his experience with multiple industries has helped him develop the ability to solve complex problems and lead large teams to deliver results.
Manish obtained his MBA in Finance from the University of Rochester in New York and has a Bachelors degree in Chemical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology. He lives in New Jersey with his wife Archana and children Jai and Aanya.