Manish TrehanManish Trehan

For the last 23 years, Manish has helped businesses overcome challenges of scale, operational excellence and business development. He brings to the table a diverse and rich experience in telecom, retail, consumer services, media, and B2B sales.

Before incubating Philos Consulting, Manish was the COO at Carzonrent India – a company providing complete urban transportation services in India. Here Manish headed Easy Cabs – the radio taxi business.

Prior to this, Manish worked with Bharti Airtel, India’s largest and premier telecom company. At his last position at Bharti, he was the COO of IKSL (Iffco Kisan Sanchar Ltd) – a JV between Airtel and Iffco Ltd. He was also the COO of the state of Jammu & Kashmir handling a business size of approximately 200 million USD. His past roles include – VP Organized Retail under which he set up and managed modern trade channels for the company including the company owned retail channel of over 1000 exclusive outlets. His past roles also include Chief of Service and National Head – Data Services.

Prior to the long stint at Bharti, Manish worked with Hindustan Times as the General Manager for the Rajasthan region. Manish also spent six years at Modi Xerox in strategic sales and marketing positions and four years with Ricoh India as the head of business and indirect channels.

Manish is a strongly networked professional and a frequent speaker at national and international forums. He is a member of the Global Youth Forum, a founding member of Whiteboard, a consultancy NGO that helps small NGO’s in strategic directions and operational efficiencies and is an active member of The CEO Forum of India.