Tasneem Manjara

Tasneem Manjara

Head of Network Development, Volvo Tech Fund

For the past fifteen years, Tasneem has played an integral role in developing and executing marketing and communications for startups and Fortune 500 companies, alike. She currently holds the role of Head of Network Development for the Volvo Tech Fund, where she leads marketing and strategy initiatives geared at increasing the visibility of the fund and accelerating startup discovery.


Prior, she was the Head of Marketing and PR at Poynt, where she executed partner marketing with leading financial institutions worldwide and developed and launched many product firsts including a formal Beta Testing Program and Real-Time On-Terminal NPS Alternative (Poynt Mood Profile).


In her “spare” time, Tasneem advises startup founders on sales, marketing, and strategy as a mentor at Alchemist Accelerator.


Tasneem benefitted from clean air, free health care, and poutine in Canada when she completed her Bachelor of Science at the University of Toronto. She also holds an MBA from Pepperdine University. Tasneem, her husband, and two children currently reside in Apple Country AKA Cupertino -- but LA will always have her heart.


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