Manish Chordia

About Manish

Manish Chordia, a Strategy Management professional, provides cost-effective, quality-controlled, in-depth research and analysis to Retail Cities clients. He is also the founding member and Managing Partner of Rescon Partners India.

In his close to three decades of experience, he has worked in areas like establishing Vision and Mission for organizations, designing long term strategy, rolling out strategy through Balanced Scorecard, managing funds, and leading large teams to provide research and analysis to clients. His experience includes working or consulting in diverse industries as Retail, Fund Management, Student Loan Funding, Product Lifecycle Management Software, Pharmaceuticals, Language Technologies, Insurance, Telecom, Real Estate, etc. He also has rich experience of working with clients from eight countries across four continents, namely Asia, Australia, Europe, and North America. As an employee, he had been part of one of the best Strategy Management Consulting firms in the world, one of the best Knowledge Services providers from India, a well-known Engineering Company, and a Fund Management house in India.

Specifically, in the Retail Industry,

  • Established and managed a team of 18 members to deliver ~15,000 hours of analysis to analyze and forecast revenue of ~1,500 retailers across the world.
  • Assisted, with the help of the business analysts team, in the roll-out of premium phones through physical stores across India. Established Business Intelligence platform to provide insights on store performance, campaign effects on sales, inventory vs sales by SKUs, training and assessment of in-store promotes, etc.
  • Supervised analysts for tracking of Technology Evolution in the Retail Industry across the world
  • Mentored business analysts in creating the first Cities reports for Retail Cities
  • Analyzed many retail businesses in Asia to identify opportunities for Software Product firms from USA.

Manish is a Chartered Financial Analyst from ICFAI, India, Masters in Business Administration from SIBM, Pune, and an Electronics Engineer from NIT Bhopal, India.