Manish Nigam is a Managing Director and is the Deputy Director of Non-Japan Asia Equity Research, based in Hong Kong. He is also the Head of the Technology Sector for APAC. In the former role, he runs the Product Management for APAC and works alongside the regional Director of Research to help maintain and enhance Credit Suisse’s industry leading equity research franchise in the region. In the latter role, he manages the Tech team in Asia and has responsibility for writing the Tech Strategy product. Manish has been in the industry since 1994. He re-joined Credit Suisse in 2009 after having spent 18 months at a hedge fund where he was responsible for the global Technology and Asian Telecom sectors. Prior to that, he spent over ten years with Credit Suisse Equity Research in Asia having started in India in 1997. He has successfully led the regional technology franchise since 2005 and the team ranks amongst the top across the technology sub-sectors in both internal and external surveys. He has also been a key member of our top rated franchises in India and regional equity strategy in the past. Manish holds a B.Tech (Electrical Engineering) from IIT, Bombay (India), and an MBA from IIM, Calcutta (India).