Manas Mehandru, Chief Operating Officer, holds a Master’s in Business Administration with concentrations in strategic management, economics and organizational behavior from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business and a Bachelor’s in Electrical Engineering from Purdue University. As a World Business Chicago fellow, he played a critical role in defining the strategy and business plan en route to developing what is now mHUB. Prior to joining mHUB, Manas worked for UL (Underwriter’s Laboratories), helping manufacturers improve the safety, quality and performance of their products. He forged solutions to meet the needs and challenges of physical product manufacturers across a wide range of industry sectors. He also mentored and managed cross-functional teams. In addition, Manas led several strategic initiatives and developed a reputation for increasing productivity even when budgets shrank, and earned a UL Six Sigma Green Belt in recognition of his proficiency with a data-driven approach to process improvement.