Executive in Residence and Adjunct Professor of Management
GSIA - Tepper School of Business - Room 102
AREA OF EXPERTISE
Carnegie Mellon University, Tepper School of Business - MBA - 1976
Case Western Reserve University, Graduate School of Engineering - MS (Mechanical Engineering - Design Optimization (DO)) - 1974
Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur (IIT Kanpur) - BTech - 1970
Harsh Manglik is a seasoned leader who brings with him over 30
years of rich and diverse
experience in global business and in management consulting, gained in a number of world class
spanning several industries and domains. These include
industries that produce highly engineered products, and the domains of information technology
as well as product development and manufacturing strategy. His deep roots are in the
aerospace and IT industries.
He served as Chairman & Geography Managing Director, Accenture India, and was a member of
Accenture's global Executive Leadership Team (ELT) that had overall responsibility for
Accenture’s corporate governance. As Acce
nture’s senior leader in India, he was responsible for
all Accenture activities in India and for the strategic direction, growth and the development of
its businesses based in this geography. He was responsible for leading the formulation and
term strategies, and for interacting with clients, employees and other
stakeholders. As a key part of this role Mr. Manglik provided leadership as primary decision
maker and policy maker, and was responsible for setting the tone for the company’s va
ethics and culture. He was responsible for over 70,000 Accenture employees in India.
Mr. Manglik was Chairman of NASSCOM, and now continues as a member of its Executive
Council (comprising CEO’s of Indian and MNC IT companies, and heads of IT “capti
MNC’s), and as a permanent member of its Council of Chairmen. He was an invited member of
the National Council of the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII).
He is a director on the board
of Infotech Enterprises and has
served as director on the
board of the National Skills
Development Corporation (NSDC) and was a member of the Board of Trustees of NASSCOM
Foundation. He was also a board member of the Data Security Council of India (DSCI), a joint
initiative of NASSCOM and the Department of IT, G
overnment of India.
Harsh Manglik, who returned to India and to Accenture as Chairman
India, first joined the
company in the Hartford, CT office in the early 1990’s. He has also worked with IBM for nearly
10 years where he held US, Asia Pacific and Glob
al leadership responsibilities. Mr. Manglik
earlier served as a senior executive at Pratt & Whitney and its parent, United Technologies
Corporation, where he led several transformational initiatives. His experience includes working
as a consultant with Bo
oz Allen Hamilton in the US. He started his career as a management
trainee with Metal Box India.
He has been an active participant in the collaboration between industry and academia. He is a
member of Carnegie Mellon University’s Presidential Committee o
n India. He previously served
on the Founding Operating Committee at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) for
the “Leaders for Manufacturing” graduate program, a program jointly sponsored by MIT’s Sloan
School of Management and the Graduate Scho
ol of Engineering. He is a member of the Board
of Governors of the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kanpur and of the International
Advisory Council for the Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Rohtak.
Recognitions for Harsh Manglik include the IIT K
anpur Distinguished Alumnus Award, the
highest award the Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur confers on its alumni. He was featured
on the cover of Forbes magazine for a lead story focused on C
level leadership in Asia.
Economic Times has again listed h
im in the Top 10 “Most Powerful MNC CEOs”.
Hailing from Uttarakhand /Uttar Pradesh where he grew up, Mr. Manglik graduated from the
Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kanpur. Earlier he attended St. Stephen’s College, Delhi
University, where he studied
physics. He also holds an MBA from Carnegie Mellon University
and a Master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from Case Western Reserve University. His
earlier schooling was primarily at La Martiniere College, Lucknow, India.
Harsh Manglik and his wife
currently live in Bangalore and California. The Mang
liks have two
currently in the launch stages of their careers and at university graduate school
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