Akshit completed his Bachelor's in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from Manipal University. During his final year of college, four friends and he started a company that focused on creating products to improve mobility in rural India. After working on it for almost two years, he joined the Management Science and Engineering program at Columbia University, through which he worked with FreshDirect, MyBhutan, and Tvelop for Operations Consulting and interned with Marsh during the summer. He is currently a product manager on the Interesting Finds team at Amazon.
Fun facts: he has lived in 9 cities and loves playing soccer, golf, cricket and go-karting. Also, he worked for three years with the collegiate off-road racing team at Manipal and is a die hard Liverpool fan.