Mr. Harsh Manglik


Mr. Harsh Manglik is former Chairman & Geography Managing Director, Accenture-India. His expertise extends from complex engineering systems to high-level executive consulting, with notable positions at IBM, Pratt & Whitney, and Booz Allen Hamilton. His academic contributions include roles as a Distinguished Executive in Residence and Adjunct Professor of Management at Carnegie Mellon University.


Mr. Manglik completed his graduation in Mechanical engineering from Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur in 1970, MS in Mechanical Engg & Design from Case western Reserve University and MBA in Carnegie Mellon University, Tepper School of Business. Mr. Manglik is currently focused on his roles in academia and advisory positions. He served as a Senior Adviser to the Dean and Practice Professor at the Indian School of Business (ISB) from August 2018 to November 2021. In this capacity, Mr. Manglik provided strategic guidance and contributed to the academic and research initiatives of the institution. His role involved mentoring students, delivering lectures, and leveraging his extensive industry experience to enhance the school's educational programs. Mr. Manglik is a versatile figure who has served as a chairman and Board of Governors of various companies. He served as a chairman of NASSCOM and chairman and Geography Managing Director of Accenture India. He was also on the Board of Governors of Cyient and IIT Kanpur. He worked as a Senior Adviser to the Dean and Practice Professor. As Chairman of the Executive Council, Mr. Harsh Manglik led and assisted NASSCOM in catalyzing the growth of the Indian software industry and enabling the fulfillment of its future goals and aspirations.
Mr. Manglik is also a recipient of the Distinguished Alumnus Award from IIT Kanpur in 2008. He was featured on the cover and had a detailed story in all global editions of Forbes Magazine as one of the "Top 10 MNC CEOs." This recognition highlights his leadership and impact on multinational corporations. .

Achievements and Honors

  • Recipient of the Distinguished Alumnus Award from IIT Kanpur in 2008.
  • Listed by The Economic Times (India) as the "Top 10 Most Powerful MNC CEOs".