Akash is responsible for leading EC-Council’s business operations in the area of information security, training, and certification for business acceleration. Over the last decade with EC-Council, he was responsible for setting up the sales division in India, the entire international business unit, and the direct to customer business units. Akash travels widely and speaks at various information security & technology events and conferences, touching on the latest trends and developments in these areas. Prior to joining EC-Council, Akash worked as a core team member with HCL to establish their education business. In HCL and during his stint with other companies like NIIT, he was involved in high-level tie-ups with educational institutions, colleges, and universities across the country. He has also been a visiting faculty to universities in the past. With over 20 years of experience in Sales, Marketing, Business Development, Client Servicing, and People Management, Akash has an innate flair for accepting challenges and commendable abilities in managing and leading his teams to achieve both business and individual goals. An IIM-A alumnus, Akash holds a degree in Mechanical Engineering and an MBA in Marketing. He resides in Hyderabad, India.