Manu Sharma is a Managing Partner at Innovation By Design, an Ottawa, Canada, based agency focused on bringing a new set of tools, methods and knowledge to organizations to enable them to create and deliver innovation and positive social impact as sustainable enterprises. A global business executive with over 15 years of experience developing and executing business strategies in alignment with corporate objectives, Manu has led and worked with multiple entrepreneurial initiatives and established organizations while designing and building unique technology solutions, encouraging young entrepreneurs, supporting community betterment initiatives, facilitating innovation relationships, championing social causes and developing niche talent advancement programs.
Manu holds a Bachelor of Engineering in Electronics & Communications Engineering, a Master of Engineering in Computer Engineering, a Master of Business Administration and a certification in International Trade from the Forum in International Trade (F.I.I.T). Manu also holds the Business Model You Practitioner Master Class certification offered by Business Model You, LLC, as well as the Business Model Innovation and Value Proposition Design Workshop certification offered by Strategyzer. Manu is a past recipient of the Ottawa Business Journal’s and Ottawa Chamber of Commerce’s Top Forty under 40 and City of Ottawa’s Immigrant Entrepreneur Award.