Manish Vora

Co-CEO & Founder

Museum of Ice Cream

Manish Vora is the co-CEO and founder of Museum of Ice Cream. In just five years, MOIC has opened 10 locations across the United States and Asia, welcoming over 2.5 million visitors and influencing the spread of a new worldwide experiential retail industry, coined “experiums”. He has launched global partnerships with American Express, Target, Mars, Unilever and Sephora, garnering MOIC recognition as one of Fast Company’s “Most Innovative Companies” under his leadership. Manish was a regular culture correspondent on NBC, profiled on Ad Age’s “Creativity 50” list of most influential creative figures, and featured in The Happiness Lab at Yale University, his alma mater. He was previously CEO of experience-tech startup, Lightbox, and co-founded the contemporary arts platform, GREY AREA. Manish is involved with numerous non-profits, including his work as a founding board member of UNICEF Next Generation (NextGen), and as an Arts Advisor to New York’s Times Square.