Manisha Raisinghani: Co-founder & CTO at LogiNext

Megha Rani Megha Rani
Dec 23, 2020 5 min read
Manisha Raisinghani: Co-founder & CTO at LogiNext

Manisha Raisinghani is an Indian Entrepreneur who co-founded one of the leading SaaS companies committed to logistics and workforce optimization. She serves as the Chief Technology Officer (CTO) Β and Co-founder at LogiNext Solutions. Under her technical guidance, the company won different global awards and is acknowledged as the most well organised logistics firm. She manages the technical and product lump of the company. In 2018, she was listed in the W-power Trailblazers for Forbes. She has conducted various panel discussions and been a guest lecturer at prestigious B-schools. She was recognized as a Distinguished Alumni from Carnegie Mellon University.

Manisha Raisinghani- Biography

Name Manisha Raisinghani
Born 1982
Age 38 (2020)
Nationality Indian
Current city Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Education University of Mumbai; Carnegie Mellon University
Profession Entrepreneur
Position CTO & Co-founder, LogiNext Solutions
Marital status Unmarried

Manisha Raisinghani- Personal Life
Manisha Raisinghani- Education
Manisha Raisinghani- Professional Life
Manisha Raisinghani- CTO at LogiNext
Manisha Raisinghani- Business Idea
Manisha Raisinghani- Challenges


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Manisha Raisinghani- Personal Life

Manisha came from a middle-class family and she asserted in many interviews that it was not at all easy for her to built an logistics based empire in India. Since her parents had huge expectations and she tried her 110% to stand up to it.

She believes if a women sets her goal, no one can stop her from achieving it. She draws inspiration from Sheryl Sandberg (COO at Facebook), Ginny Rometty (Chairman of IBM) and Shekhar Sharma (Founder of Paytm).

Manisha Raisinghani- Education

Manisha graduated with a Bachelor's degree in Electronics & Telecommunications from University of Mumbai (2003- 2007). She completed her Masters in Management Information Systems and Services from Carnegie Mellon University (2011-2012).

She has received Outstanding Alumni Award from Carnegie Mellon University. She has certifications from ITIL Foundation and Sun Microsystems.

Manisha Raisinghani- Professional Life

Before starting her venture, she worked for past five jobs. After graduating in 2007, she worked at Mastek as a Software Engineer for six months. She then joined C2L Biz Solutions Private Limited as a Solution Architect for almost two years.

While pursuing her post graduation, she joined the prestigious Warner Bros. Entertainment as Big Data Consultant. Along with that, she was also a Research Assistant at Carnegie Mellon University.

After completing her post graduation, she started working as a Senior Consultant at IBM (2012 to 2014). She founded her logistics company LogiNext in 2015 and serves as its CTO and Co-founder.


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Manisha Raisinghani- CTO at LogiNext

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Manisha co-founded LogiNext with Dhruvil Singhal in 2014 and is headquartered in California, US. The company was launched in 2015, since then she is serving as its CTO and Co-founder. The specific features of the company lies in data virtualization, enterprise software, logistics, and SaaS. Moreover, the company is backed by Paytm.

LogiNext designs logistics management software that trails the workforce in real-time on a single map dealings. The firm offers logistics data analytics, warehouse management, and asset tracking services, sanctioning companies to plan and manage their dispatch schedule, delivery routes, and capacity in a cost-optimized way.

The company offers a leaner, faster and self-organized solution. Its proprietary algorithm uses the information of the enormous amount of orders with one-fourth delivery personnel to throw up a solution within seconds. It also saves 7-15 % of the logistics costs for its clients such as D-Mart, Decathlon, and Maruti Suzuki.

Manisha Raisinghani- Business Idea

Manisha co-founded LogiNext Solutions with Dhruvil Sanghvi whom she met in 2010 while pursuing her masters at Carnegie Mellon University. However, after 3 years, they met over a cup of coffee and weighed up on the idea of launching a technology that will improve the B2B logistics sector in India.

They both worked for their project in the US. In 2014, Manisha returned to India to set up LogiNext firm. She used her experience in companies like IBM to raise her company to elevated heights. At age 33, as the CTO, she affirmed that LogiNext is the fastest-growing tech firms in the world.


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Manisha Raisinghani- Challenges

There were challenges that she faced because of the hypocrite thinking of the society, especially when her gender was compared with her genuine intelligible work. She was called bossy and a show-off. However, it was her straight forward manner that promoted mentorship for more womenpreneurs and pushed her team to reach out of their limits to inculcate exceptional results. Β 

She also faces a big challenge in maintaining a equanimity between male and female team members working in her venture. She believed in being bold and hardworking that not only changed mindsets but several lives as well. As a leader, she surprises many stakeholders who do not believe or accept the fact that this can be done by a woman.

When she left her job in the US to start her own company in India. The society raised a reasonable amount of questions by claiming it a harsh decision. She believed not to change oneself with an eye to fit into the requirements of society. In India, there was a sloppy logistics industry, and she diligently changed it in a well-organised manner.

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