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Manish Sood

Advisor and Management Affiliate, MidOcean Partners

Mr. Sood has 20 years of global industry experience and is currently focused on applying AI/deep learning, big data, visual analytics, geospatial intelligence and Internet of Things (IoT) in Investment Management, Risk and Compliance analytics. 

Currently, Mr. Sood is an Advisor and Management Affiliate at MidOcean Partners in New York that specializes in middle market investments in the US. He is working with the Private Equity group on designing and executing investment opportunities in companies that leverage innovative technologies to deliver highly-differentiated and cost-effective business services in the Resiliency, EHSS, GRC and HR Management domains.

Mr. Sood is the founder and CEO at Smart Data Science LLC, a boutique firm that provides resilience and risk management platform for multilaterals and governments. Under his leadership, the company was recognized by the World Bank Group as one of the top innovative vendors providing ‘big data applications for resilience’.  Prior to this role, Mr. Sood served as co-founder, CEO and Product Management Leader at Messagemind LLC.  Messagemind, an AlwaysOn Top-100 Innovative company, created patented business software and data analytics products. Prior to Messagemind, Mr. Sood led the R&D, Program Management and Talent Management functions at Business Instruments Corp., an IT consulting firm. Prior to that Mr. Sood held various roles in corporate planning, business process reengineering, IT and business development positions with large multinationals in the ERP/SCM/CRM software, power generation, automobile and agriculture sectors.   

Mr. Sood holds multiple patents on unstructured data analysis, user behavior learning and intelligent decision support systems. Mr. Sood holds an Executive MS in Technology Management from Stevens Institute of Technology, NJ, USA.

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