Akshai Sarin

Executive Leadership Program - Amsterdam Class 12

Akshai Sarin
Founder & MD
I am based in: Bengaluru

Hi! My purpose is to share joy, compassion, equality and equanimity with the world. I'm a dreamer-doer who has lived in London, Philippines, USA, Egypt, Amsterdam, India & Oman - and travelled to 40+ countries, 200+ cities around the world. 20+ years leading industry-disrupting initiatives across the world - innovation, technology, sustainability, social impact, marketing, creative leadership, wellness and hospitality sectors.

National Culture Manager, the founding leadership team at Red Bull (India). President - International & Special Projects at India Ahead News - I've structured distribution reaching 600+ million potential viewers via satellite TV and OTT. My other projects with govts of Singapore, India, UAE, The United Nations, PepsiCo, Armani, Heineken, W Hotels, Tata Group, Royal Caribbean Cruises, Superdry, JBL Audio, Diageo, Reliance Group and more.

In 2006, I founded one of Asia's earliest digital content distributors, a network spanning 26 countries. In 2012, India's leading disruptive + culture marketing, innovation, content, experiential agency. In 2017, award-winning not-for-profit e-commerce and retail platform. Two restaurants and nightclub complexes with a Bollywood persona. Festivals in Asia, Germany, UAE, India. Talent & events companies - brought icons like Akon, Jay Sean, world's leading DJs to Asia.

I released my first album as a teenager and have been fortunate to perform across the world alongside icons like Beyonce, Black Eyed Peas, Deadmau5, to name a few.

9,000 hours of meditation, breath work, energy healing, ayurveda and yoga practice since 1999.

TEDx Dharamsala, Vault Hill (blockchain, metaverse), impact orgs in Netherlands, Brazil, India & the Middle East.