Executive Profile: Manish Parikh, BAE’s US VP of Business Development and Strategy

Manish Parikh
Manish Parikh

Manish Parikh serves as the vice president of business development and strategy for the intelligence and security sector at the U.S. subsidiary of British defense contractor BAE Systems.

He oversees pursuits of new contracts and recompete awards for the sector, which is part of the BAE Systems Inc. subsidiary.

Parikh previously served as deputy VP for data analytics and services at Lockheed Martin before he joined BAE Systems Inc. in September 2013.

Parikh was also Lockheed’s deputy VP and director of operations, technical director and senior system engineer-project lead.

Prior to Lockheed, Parikh was a senior manager for systems analysis software at COMSAT from 1990 through 1999.

He holds a bachelor’s degree in electronics and communication from Gujarat University and a master’s in electrical engineering from the University of Maryland.

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