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BDx Appoints Manish Prakash as President and CBO

Industry Veteran Manish Prakash Joins BDx Data Centers as President and Chief Business Officer

BDx Data Centers, a portfolio company of U.S. private equity firm I Squared Capital, announces the hire of Manish Prakash, a seasoned tech leader and former Microsoft executive, as President and Chief Business Officer. 

“Manish brings a wealth of industry experience, keen business expertise and a strategic mindset that will enable BDx to continue to expand into new markets and meet the growing needs of enterprises and hyperscalers,” said Mayank Srivastava, CEO of BDx Data Centers.

At BDx, Prakash will be responsible for the business and growth strategy and will lead all Commercial, Marketing and Channel functions across the company’s multiple markets throughout Asia Pacific. 

Manish Prakash, President and CBO, BDx Data Centers
Manish Prakash, President and Chief Business Officer, BDx Data Centers

Prakash brings 25+ years of executive leadership in turnarounds, building sustainable organizations and digital transformation across leading global technology and telecom firms. In his most recent role, Prakash served as the Asia-Pacific Managing Director for Microsoft’s Regulated Industries – Energy, Critical Infrastructure, Healthcare, Education and Public Sector. Prior to Microsoft, he served as the SVP & Head of Telenor Global Enterprise division and led the B2B Enterprise business across Nordic countries and Asia. Prakash has also served as the President for Airtel Business/Enterprise and held senior leadership roles at Accenture, SK Group and Tech Mahindra. With an MBA from INSEAD, he is on the advisory board of Asian Development Bank (ADB) and Ecosystm.

Prakash is thrilled to join BDx. “With state-of-the-art data center engineering, innovation and credibility built over years, reinforced by the trust of our customers and partners, BDx is well positioned to take a leadership position in its key markets,” he said. “I look forward to directing the next phase of our growth strategy and creating long-term value for our firm and its stakeholders.”

Along with Prakash, BDx has made additional important appointments within its leadership. These include the recent hires of Rajeev Sareen as Vice President of Business Operations and Corporate Finance, Prasheel Pardhe as Vice President, Global Head of HR and Administration, and Pravin Mahajan as Vice President, Global Head of Marketing. 

To learn more about BDx and its cutting-edge data center offerings and locations, visit www.bdxworld.com.  

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