Akash Bhat

Marketing professional and Product Architect in New York


Akash is a former serial entrepreneur, ex-athlete and a sports business marketing and analytics professional with a thorough understanding of the sports marketing and brand management, specializing in brand marketing and strategy, social and digital media and the Millennial generation. He excels in creating authentic branded content, identifying unique and insightful sponsorship-partnership opportunities and fostering meaningful relationships. He is adept in data analytics and has an under graduate degree in Information Science Engineering, specializing in data analytics and management.

He has previously worked with some big names in the industry including Facebook, New York City FC, Wasserman, Leverage Agency, Columbia Athletics, TiE-Bangalore and NASSCOM 10,000 Startups.

Akash is a creative, analytical, design-thinking professional, who enjoys endlessly discussing soccer, cricket, virtual reality, mixed reality, augmented reality, eSports and digital media.

Specialties and interests include: Branding, Integrated Marketing Communications, Data Analysis and Management, Immersive Storytelling, Branded Content, Influencer Marketing, Social Media Marketing, Digital Marketing, Experiential Brand Activation Management, Consumer Insight Strategy, Strategic Partnership Planning, Multicultural Marketing, Creative Storytelling, Consumer and Fan Engagement.

  • Education
    • Columbia University