Faiz has 15 years of international experience in techno-managerial functions. Currently, Faiz contributes to business and product strategy at pManifold. Earlier, from 2010 to 2018, he led the client delivery for research, consulting and engagement projects at pManifold.
Prior to founding pManifold, Faiz worked for about 6 years in a solution-oriented and client facing environment at Cognizant – a top IT service & consulting firm headquartered in the USA. Here, he worked at metro locations in India and Europe, offering & delivering IT solutions for clients like First Data (UK), AT&T (USA) & Credit Suisse (Switzerland). In Switzerland, he consulted as a business engineering specialist for Credit Suisse’s core banking applications in the Payments and Infrastructure domain. During 2009, he interned in the Netherlands on an independent project for the Digital TV business unit of NXP Semiconductors and delivered market analysis of two new strategic, multi-million dollar business opportunities.
Faiz holds an MBA from HEC Paris (France) and was an international scholar at the Darden School of Business of the University of Virginia (USA). He also holds a bachelors degree in Electrical Engineering from Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology at Nagpur (India) and a company sponsored master’s degree in Software Engineering from Birla Institute of Technology & Sciences at Pilani (India).