Manan is a Studio Director in Gensler’s Oakland office. For more than 15 years, he has created environments for clients in the commercial office, mixed-use, technology, and institutional sectors. His portfolio includes clients such as NVIDIA, SFMTA, and Lane Partners. As a Studio Director, he fills multiple roles from technical expertise to project management. He fosters a collaborative environment and process that drives design innovation and technical excellence, and combines creative talent and experience to seamlessly bridge project phases together. Manan is motivated by the opportunity to guide future generations of designers to bring change through the impact of our work. He serves on the Board of Directors for the Oakland Chamber of Commerce and the Development Review Committee in Mountain View.