Akshay is a leading ICT industry analyst and independent consultant with more than a decade of experience as a Gartner Research Director and over two decades of telecom and ICT expertise. He specializes in a wide range of ICT technology topics such as 5G, SD-WAN, NFV/SDN, mobile and network technologies and telco digital transformation. Akshay has extensive knowledge of vendors, end user markets, buyer needs and ICT technologies.
Akshay is currently the CTO of Kovair, a Silicon Valley software product company specializing in the domain of Integrated software tools and its solutions support global product development and management. He also serves on the board for several startups that provide innovative digital offerings including streaming video and gaming, CRM, and 5G technologies. He is quoted often in CNN, Bloomberg, and the Wall St. Journal, etc., on next-gen digital topics.