Impact fact

Manish has led award winning transformational projects for global life sciences clients and helped curate impactful insights from real-world and clinical-data ecosystems.


Manish is principal in ZS’s Bengaluru office and leads the real-world data and patient insights practice in India. Manish works with clients in the U.S., Europe and Asia-Pacific, focusing in the areas of patient data, analytics and insight.


Manish has worked with clients in conceptualizing, designing and delivering multi-country analytics projects. Manish has expertise working on data sets across the spectrum from commercial to clinical data sets and analytical use cases. Manish’s current area of focus is around patient data management (both identifiable and anonymized), patient data landscape scanning and analytics on real-world data assets. Manish has led solutions for commercial effectiveness analytics, risk-based management, AI-enabled contextual healthcare professionals segmentation and real-world data analytics.

Prior experience

Manish has over 20 years of experience in data warehousing and analytics. Previously, while at Cognizant, Manish worked extensively as an engagement manager and architect with pharma and life sciences clients in Europe and the U.S. Manish has delivered projects that have won industry awards for the innovation and impact. Before joining Cognizant, Manish worked as a business intelligence consultant with Sonata Software, with clients in the consumer-packaged goods industry.


Manish completed a postgraduate diploma in business administration from ICFAI Business School at top of his class. Manish holds a bachelor’s degree in commerce from Benaras Hindu University, Varanasi. Manish is a certified TOGAF 9 practitioner, a coveted certification for enterprise architecture.