Akshay believes artificial intelligence combined with human intelligence, will transform society and how we live, work and collaborate. He is a PhD candidate at the MIT Media Laboratory, and a pioneer in building technology platforms to sense, learn and influence human behavior and enterprise activity. Prior, he was Associate Director at the World Economic Forum responsible for the science and technology program of their flagship Annual Meetings in Davos and China. As a strategy consultant and head of research and innovation at Wipro Technologies, he helped create their digital business process and workflow automation platform BaseTM. A serial technology intrapreneur and researcher, his research has been featured in popular press and peer-reviewed journals alike including Harvard Business Review, IEEE and multiple media outlets. Akshay holds a SM in Media Arts and sciences from MIT Media Laboratory and a B.Tech from Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, India.