Paras Maniar

Paras Maniar

C-Suite Panel


Chief Executive Officer, Paras Maniar, began his tenure at Bobit with a rapid onboarding in March of 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. 

Maniar joined Bobit from Gannett, where he served as President, Local of the media company.  Maniar has an extensive background in sales, operations, strategic planning, product development, finance, and marketing.

Prior 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.