As Chief Product Officer, Manu drives the product direction of Mediaocean’s solutions for the advertising industry. Prior to this role, he was SVP, Product, Platforms, where he was responsible for driving the product direction for Prisma. He comes to Mediaocean from his position of Chief Product Officer at Operative, the sell-side media systems provider. Prior to Operative, Manu co-founded and helped lead FirstRain, which provides marketing intelligence platforms to customers including GE Capital, Flextronics, and JVC. Before launching FirstRain, Manu was Director of Product Management at enterprise software provider MicroStrategy (NASDAQ: MSTR). He began his career as a Senior IT Analyst in the Business Intelligence Products Group at Merck. He holds a BS from MIT.