akash op aurora
…is a Die Hard Entrepreneur, Visionary, Executor, Dreamer, Creator, Technology Child, budding Philanthropist.
At the age of 22, Akash dropped out of college to pursue his dream to be an entrepreneur and founded his first company Mercury Innotech (in jv with Innotech Corporation, Canada) – building search engines for large databases on CD-Rom’s.
In 1995, Akash started netlinkblue which was one of the first digital agencies in India. It grew to become a formidable player in the digital and interactive space.
In 1999 he advised the Government of Dubai on technology, which led to the formation of the Dubai Internet City (Silicon Valley of the Middle East). At this time, Akash moved netlinkblue’s global headquarters to Dubai.
netlinkblue acquired digital rights of the Indian Premier League (IPL) and set-up the most successful live sports experience in the world, which (in partnership with Microsoft) at its peak had over 200 million subscribers watching live video stream of IPL cricket game on the Internet.
In 2009, he founded TMT a Global resources investment company Headquartered out of Singapore.
Akash has attended OPM (Owners Presidents Management Program) and MNDP (Managing Negotiations & Decision Making Process) programs at Harvard Business School and his successes as an entrepreneur have been noted by the BBC (Peschardt’s Business people), Arabian Business and Entrepreneur Magazine.
Today, Akash leads IdeaTree as the Chief Visionary, Executor & Mentor where he mentors future entrepreneurs and dreaming new ways of building disruptive start-up’s with his unique management style and hand on approach besides running some of the start-up’s personally.