Akshay is the Founder and CEO of Ziksana Consulting and was Faculty with the Center for Creative Leadership and the Centre for Organization Effectiveness. For 7 years, Akshay was an Intrapreneur at an incubator at DuPont BioMedical, where he led product development teams to launch medical device implants for surgeries. In 2010, Akshay founded Ziksana Consulting, an innovative leadership development firm that Activates the World of Work Through Play. He has facilitated, consulted, and coached in leadership development, innovation, and team culture for adults globally. Ziksana Consulting has worked with companies like Qualcomm, AbbVie, Hilton Worldwide, LeaseLabs, and Leica Biosystems. Akshay holds a Bachelor and a Master of Science in Bioengineering from the University of Pennsylvania, and completed a Master’s in Leadership Studies at the University of San Diego. Akshay loves improv theater, photography, playing tennis, diving, and traveling the world with his family.