Palash Misra is a Director at Stax. He has extensive experience, on a global and domestic level, in corporate and strategy consulting roles, with a strong background in both strategic synthesis and implementation.
At Stax, Misra leads a variety of business consulting projects in M&A, market assessments, market prioritization, growth opportunities, and competitive strategy engagements. His expertise spans multiple industries with a focus on HR technology, healthcare, and retail, and guided clients through the tech era.
Misra first joined Stax in 1999, during which time he worked on M&A and corporate growth assignments. His work spanned multiple industries, enabling him to develop expertise across many of the same segments he focuses on today. He rejoined the firm after seven years at Monster Worldwide, where he served as Director of Corporate Strategy and Development.
While at Monster, Misra developed international market prioritization and entry strategies. He also identified, assessed, and executed strategic investments and acquisitions designed to boost Monster’s international audience and expand growth across markets. Within key markets, Misra evaluated the company’s business unit performance, focusing on analyzing market trends, identifying growth opportunities, and developing customer and competitive strategies to increase business unit profitability.
Misra is the author of one of the first-ever research reports on the internet incubation industry, and received citations from National Public Radio and The Wall Street Journal. He previously worked at Capgemini.
Misra holds an M.B.A. with Honors from the Wharton School of Business & Finance at the University of Pennsylvania, and a B.A. in Economics from Bowdoin College, where he graduated summa cum laude.