Nimma Bakshi, ’96

Managing Director, US Corporate Advisory Services

Nimma Bakshi

Nimma Bakshi is a managing director within PwC’s US Corporate Advisory Services. Based out of San Francisco, Bakshi is a leader within PwC’s Global Alliances Group heading partnerships that span about 30 countries.

With more than 25 years of experience working at the forefront of market trends, industry shifts, business model adaptations, and tech driven disruptions, Bakshi is recognized for his leadership of technology alliances that achieve client business transformation outcomes. He has led a spectrum of teams within structures including joint ventures, bilateral, multilateral and service-to-service partnerships.

In the context of the Future of Work, Bakshi is developing GTM ecosystem strategies that bring together organizations to foster trust, interlock IP, and produce cloud-enabled solutions. These solutions are purposed upon delivering digital experiences and enabling adoption of future methods within industries, companies, and the public sector. These partnerships also accelerate productivity through the convergence of workforces employing combinations of emerging technologies such as Enterprise Cloud Applications, AI, Automation, Mobility, AR/VR, and IoT.

Bakshi is committed to the UN Sustainable Development Goals focusing upon Gender Equality (#5), Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure (#9), Climate Action (#13), and Partnerships for the Goals (#17). This year Bakshi worked with Booth Women Connect and PwC Diversity & Inclusion to execute the initial returnship into a digital upskilling role with others to follow.

Bakshi is a past-president of the Association of Strategic Alliance Professionals, Silicon Valley (ASAP-SV). Through ASAP, Bakshi was a core contributor to the ISO 44001 published standard entitled “Collaborative Business Relationship Management Systems—Requirements and Framework.” Bakshi served as an Executive Advisory Board member to the Women In Technology, Intl. Over this decade, Bakshi has spearheaded discussions and initiatives about leadership and innovation through volatile times, as well as empowering the workforce of the future through collaboration at forums including MWC, 4YFN, and Industry Conferences.

Bakshi has his MBA from the University of Chicago, an MS in Operations Research as well as a BSEE from the University of Maryland.