Manoj Saxena Appointed to Dallas Fed’s San Antonio Branch Board

DALLAS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Manoj Saxena of Austin has been appointed to the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas’ San Antonio Branch board of directors by the Federal Reserve Board of Governors in Washington, D.C. He will serve a three-year term ending Dec. 31, 2017.

He has served on the San Antonio Branch board as a Dallas Fed appointment since 2012.

Saxena has held leadership positions as a business leader, IT executive and venture capitalist. He currently serves as chairman of Cognitive Scale and founding managing director of The Entrepreneur’s Fund IV. He also is a special advisor to IBM senior leadership.

In his role as a board member, Saxena will continue to provide input on regional economic conditions as part of the Federal Reserve’s monetary policy functions.

Prior to joining The Entrepreneur’s Fund IV, Saxena was general manager, IBM Watson. He received the IBM Chairman’s award for Watson commercialization and helped with the formation of Watson Business Group in January 2014.

He holds two U.S. patents for web services technologies and is an author of several more.

Saxena holds a master’s degree in business administration from Michigan State University and a master’s in management sciences from the Birla Institute of Technology & Science in Pilani, India.

The San Antonio Branch board consists of seven members, four appointed by the Dallas Fed board and three by the Federal Reserve Board of Governors in Washington, D.C.

For more information on the Dallas Fed, visit

Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas
James Hoard, 214-922-5307

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