Manav joined Intel in January 2005 and today works as a Global Manager -Entrepreneurship and Innovation, Higher Ed at the Corporate Affairs Group. He works with universities, schools, governments, foundations and multilaterals to drive innovation & entrepreneurship programs across various countries.Before moving to the current global role , Manav was working as Head Corporate Affairs for South and West India in which he was responsible for managing government relations and driving strategic programs with the governments on Broadband, Education and Green IT . He has lead several public private partnerships (PPP) for Intel programs. Manav also worked as a Technical Advisor to the Intel India President in which he managed strategic relationships and devised an external engagement strategy for Intel India President’s office. Manav is passionate about youth employability, creating solutions using technology for people in rural areas and developing sustainable business models. Manav has over 12 years of experience in the IT, Software and Telecom sector. Prior to joining Intel Manav worked as a National marketing manager at Hughes and before that as a Business Manager at QAI. He is an engineer in electronics telecommunication and has done his masters in business management.