March 29-30, 2023 (Association Meetings Begin Tuesday, March 28) || Caesars Palace Las Vegas


Paras Maniar

Paras Maniar

CEO | Bobit Business Media

Paras Maniar joined Bobit in March 2020 - as it aligned with the unprecedented event and publishing changes due to COVID-19. Within weeks of taking the leadership helm, Maniar introduced necessary organizational changes and workflows recalibrating the company’s business model to prepare for more seismic shifts related to the pandemic. “I am honored and energized by the opportunity to continue the leadership of this organization, and I look forward to being part of our new collective energy and see that the passion and creativity of this team comes to fruition,” says Maniar, “Big changes and innovation are coming.”

Prior he was with Gannett, where he served as President, Local of the media company.  Maniar brings with him an extensive background in sales, operations, strategic planning, product development, finance, and marketing along with an appreciation for Bobit’s family history, and unique market position in the global fleet, transportation, public safety, and beauty sectors. 

Prior to being President, Local at Gannett, Maniar held the position of Chief Strategy Officer at ReachLocal with direct responsibility over Corporate Development, Business Development and Marketing as well as all North American sales. Maniar completed his B.A. in both Economics and Political Economies of Industrial Societies from the University of California, Berkeley. He received a J.D. from Northwestern School of Law and an M.B.A. from the Kellogg School of Management. Maniar will be based in the company’s Torrance, CA, headquarters.

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