Prior to Nexus, Manoj has been involved with entrepreneurial ventures in the semiconductor/communications field for six years. Initially with Siliconwave, a Bluetooth startup (acquired by RFMD) and then with WIT, a Digital TV startup (acquired by Chrontel).
Manoj has an MBA from Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, B.Tech from Indian Institute of Technology, Mumbai, MS from University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, and CPhil from University of California, San Diego. He has published several papers in IEEE journals and has filed several patents in the US. Manoj is also a TIE Mumbai charter member and chairs TIE Mumbai Cleantech SIG.