Nimma Bakshi is a Senior Managing Director with PwC’s Advisory Services, LLC. Based out of San Francisco, Nimma is a global leader within PwC’s Alliances Group, heading the HPE relationship and advising upon several other Digital Platform Alliances. He is a member of PwC’s Global Tech Consulting Leadership Team and PwC’s Women in Technology Initiative.
With 20+ years of experience in the consulting sector, Nimma is recognized for leading innovative business and technology alliance relationships, negotiating partner-based G-T-M contracts, and operating (joint) venture initiatives.
Nimma has led alliances operating vertically within: technology, comms & media, health care & life sciences, banking, energy, aviation & transportation and retail & consumer products. In terms of transformative approaches incorporating emerging technologies, Nimma manages collaborative arrangements providing industry cloud platform solutions, complex analytics capabilities, and cyber-security consulting offerings.
Nimma as an experienced speaker has been sourced in publications discussing ways alliances may leverage technology coupled with organizational change to impact business models and improve productivity. In terms of external organizations, Nimma was the President of the Association of Strategic Alliance Professionals, Silicon Valley. ASAP is a non-profit organization, and a global association dedicated to the furtherance of partnering practices. He is a certified alliance professional (CA-AM).
Nimma is on the Executive Advisory Board for the Women In Technology (WITI, Inc.) and since 2013 has been an annual sponsor of the WITI Global Summit and other industry events. Nimma also regularly serves on Technology company Partner Advisory Boards including HPE.
Nimma’s education includes a MBA with honors from the University of Chicago (’96), a MS in Operations Research (’89) and BSEE from the University of Maryland. Nimma, his wife and children live in the Bay Area, CA.