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Manish Misra appointed CIO, Panasonic India

ANI | Updated: May 08, 2018 16:05 IST

New Delhi [India], May 8 (ANI): Panasonic India, a technology and innovation firm, announced the appointment of Manish Misra as the Chief Innovation Officer (CIO) of its India business.
Misra will be responsible for the strategic development of innovation and technology while leading the company's innovation hub in India, focused towards creating an ecosystem for the company to shape the future product strategy, and enable in digital transformation.
In his new role, Misra will be reporting to Manish Sharma, President and CEO, Panasonic India.
Panasonic's innovation hub -The Centre of Excellence (Coe), launched last year, aims to develop the company's transformative solutions in five key domains - connected home/ community, mobility, energy, industrial and finance solutions which, in turn, will develop state-of-the-art products.
Misra's role will be not only to leverage the technology already available within Panasonic and develop innovative solutions, he will also drive a technology-enabled strategy with specific focus on emerging trends to bring in technological advancements that will enable Panasonic to stay ahead in the industry.
Prior to his appointment, Manish Misra was associated with HID Global as its India R&D Head and Vice President of Engineering and Innovation. He also enabled HID Global's next-generation product offerings in cloud, mobile and IoT space.
"As we continue to accelerate our technology transformation, I am very pleased to have Manish join our team. This is an important focus area for the organisation as we embarks to strengthen our innovation hub and offer disruptive technologies in the field of IoT, Mobility, and Artificial Intelligence (AI). It aims to build a strong and dynamic platform where technology meets innovation, young minds meet opportunity and industry meets solutions," said Manish Sharma. (ANI)

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