With a decade of experience in for-profit and not-for-profit sectors, Akash is passionate about bringing large-scale social transformations by leveraging the strengths of social impact organizations and businesses. At The/Nudge Incubator at the Center for Social Innovation, Akash nudges and nurtures committed and motivated startup founders solving for poverty. Prior to The/Nudge, he worked at social impact organizations such as the Azim Premji Philanthropic Initiatives (APPI), Ashoka Innovators for the Public, PATH, and Karnataka Health Promotion Trust. He co-founded and led Oodio - an Indian premium design startup, consulted for Deloitte, and taught at BITS Pilani. Akash holds a BE from BITS Pilani, an MBA from the University of Washington at Seattle, and an MS from Harvard University.