An engineer at heart, Akshay is a perpetual student of leadership and communication, who thrives on building cohesive & high performing teams with a clear purpose & vision. His current best fit is a role that is at the intersection of business and technology, where he helps conceive and build well-designed digital & mobile products that just work.
He heads a engineering & product dev team focused on building consumer-facing mobile & connected device products for Turner's media & entertainment brands – CNN, NBA, TBS, Cartoon Network, to name a few. He also manages a technology capability roadmap & associated industry partnerships to stay on top of emerging devices & technologies.
Prior to receiving his MBA from Goizueta Business School at Emory University in 2011, Akshay worked in the mobile & digital technology industry for more than a decade in a variety of verticals - from wireless carriers to retail, supply chain, healthcare & government. He also holds a bachelors degree in Electronics Engineering from Mumbai University, India.
Akshay lives in Alpharetta GA with his wife and two kids. An aspiring connoisseur of food & music, he likes visiting new places. Regular runner & swimmer, his passion is playing soccer & less often tennis.
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