Manish Rao

Managing Partner

E.I. Green Management LLP

An event and entrepreneurial maverick, Rao’s expertise in event management began at a nascent stage of the industry during the 1990s. Over 25 years, his passion for implementing state-of-the-art practices has been exemplary. Starting his career with DNA Networks as a core team member, and with over 10 fruitful years in the company that brought in the world of music to Indian shores international music concerts with big bands & performers including The Rolling Stones, Roger Waters of Pink Floyd, Sting, Mark Knopfler of Dire Straits, Scorpions, Bryan Adams, Shakira Ricky Martin, Rao left as executive director to commence his foray into entrepreneurship with the formation of three successful startups each bringing new zeal to the industry. His stellar work ethic and intuitive understanding of project management, marketing and administration, has seen Rao grow the startups to well established organizations.
Currently, he serves at leadership positions in the boards of management for 3 Productions Wedding Planning & Décor LLP and E.I. Green Management LLP. Working with highly creative and talented teams overseeing large scale visualization, customized design implemented towards curated projects.
As a torchbearer of the “save the soil” movement, his startup venture Vedamrutha Organics works as a social hybrid organization that conducts large scale awareness programs in the North Karnataka region area and manufactures 20 organic inputs, stimulants and pesticides to enhance soil health restoration and plant growth since 2017.
Rao’s core philosophy brings together Kai Zen practices and learnings from the traditional Indian ethos of the Gita & Upanishads, his deep rooted connect with law, medicine and a rich legacy from his ancestry with the Subramanya Sthanikas of Dakshina Kannada who have been active in the space of charitable endeavors for centuries.
Leading large teams, big brand launches for Pepsi, Nokia, Hutch, Vodafone, Motorola, Audi, Skoda and Mc Dowell’s across India. Television projects for Star Network, Viacom, Zee, Sun with cine stars. National Projects that included FICCI Shraddhanjali & CCC – Cricket, Cinema & Corporate for Kargil, President Bill Clintons address at the Bombay Stock Exchange, governmental tenders that included The Olympic Torch Relay at Delhi, industry body & sports association related curations and corporate activity covering national and state footprints has been his forte.
His strong understanding of large-scale events and operations with experiential execution has made him a distinguished veteran in the industry. As a deep believer and initiator, he has established cross-functional seamless working that today is the benchmark in the industry.
Creative development is key to the roles he essays, yet it is his purposeful social endeavors that have grown charitable organizations. As a volunteer for Prashanti Balamandira Trust, Dream India Network and Chinmaya Mission, he has been working tirelessly for over 21 years in helping the needy with many active projects conducted during the pandemic also. He has served as Hon Secretary Justice ND Krishna Rao Memorial Trust as well as Trustee at Subramanya Seva Samiti and People’s Charitable Fund.
The Bangalore University and St Joseph’s Boys High School alumni is a certified & advanced deep-sea diver and loves hiking and cycling along the green cover that Bangalore, the Garden City was once known for. Now, one can often see him in the outskirts along with his two mutts and cats.