Dynamic senior leader with proven success in business transformation, Manish Agrawal has joined TheAgrihub team as their Chief Product Officer. He brings onboard more than a decade of experience leading business strategy and strategic growth within a variety of industries. As the CPO, Agrawal will drive the companyâ€™s global product strategy, including product management and business development.
â€œManish brings an expertise and vision in consumer-focused leadership and will use his experience and skill set to drive TheAgrihubâ€™s work in creating better experiences for farmers and suppliers across India. His impressive record of consistently driving growth, engagement and execution will help TheAgrihub further enhance consumer-focusâ€Â added co-founder, Sidharth Kumar.
With an extensive and proven track record, Manish has most recently served as the co-founder & CEO of Techment Technology, a mobile application, custom software and technology solutions company where he helped guide the companyâ€™s rapid growth. Prior to this, Manish has also been the co-founder & CEO of Picsquare.com an online digital photo printing and personalized gifts portal which was acquired by e-commerce portal Infibeam.com.
With an MS degree from Purdue UniversityÂ and BTech degree from IIT Bombay, Manish is fond of reading, travelling, getting together with and assisting young entrepreneurs and also spending ample time with his young daughters.
As CPO, Manish will be responsible for leading TheAgrihubâ€™s product roadmap and innovation process while furthering the companyâ€™s overall business strategy. Manish had co-founded Picsquare as his first start-up and as CEO he was responsible for marketing and business development activities and executing the long term vision. Picsquare was the first company to be selected in the Entrepreneurship Accelerator Program (TiE-EAP) started by TiE Bangalore.
An excited Manish adds, “I am keyed up to be a part of such a mission-driven company as TheAgrihub. India is at the cusp of a technology disruption in the field of agriculture. We are building a platform that will bring the power of internet in the palms of farmers and enable them to access new products and technology to improve the efficiency of farming.â€
Manish has also started a skill development initiative in Bhilai that promotes entrepreneurship and helps make graduates from tier-2 cities self-sustainable and employable in IT and ITES sector. Manish had also won the second prize for the prestigious Burton D. Morgan business plan contest held at Purdue University.