He started his career as a software engineer with Geometric PLM, which gave him the service provider perspective. In Geometric, he was a key contributor in product development for two leading CAD ISVs.
He is regularly quoted in media on engineering services, IoT, and outsourcing trends. Some of the media publications he is quoted in include Harvard Business Review(HBR), NDTV, Times of India, Economic Times, Business Standard, Hindu, Business Line, Livemint, Financial Express, Rediff, Voice of America, and Business Insider.
Pareekh is a thought leader, having authored a variety of publications on topics related to outsourcing, engineering services, technology and regional competitiveness in outsourcing. He loves business fiction writing in his free time and has published a novel "Who is that lady?
Pareekh received his MBA from the Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Bangalore in 2004 and a Bachelor of Technology from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) in Delhi in 1997.
He is an Indian citizen and lives in Bangalore. He has lived in the past in Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia), Pune and Delhi.