Akshay Hegde is the Co-founder and Managing Director at ShakeDeal, India’s most preferred B2B Commerce and supply chain partner. Akshay is a bona ﬁde supply chain professional with a knack for resolving persistent issues through his entrepreneurial projects. At one of the pole positions of the company, Akshay looks at business, strategy, and operations. Nurturing an immense interest in addressing the problems relevant to business procurement and supply chain, Akshay has demonstrated extraordinary expertise in various business niches, including apparel, FMCG, and industrial sectors.
After graduating Magna Cum Laude in Industrial Engineering from Purdue University, Akshay went ahead to work as a consultant in the Miebach Group (USA), a leading supply chain-strategy consulting ﬁrm. In a brief stint developing the family business after he arrived in India, Akshay further honed his experience in distribution, logistics, warehousing, and network optimization, which laid the foundation for his entrepreneurial venture ShakeDeal. His commitment to innovative approaches to bridge supply chain gaps has put him on the list of Forbes 30 Under 30. As a supply chain enthusiast, Akshay displays an inventive tech-backed supply chain perspective that facilitates business transformation across projects. He has also closely studied the impacts of disruption in the supply chain during the pandemic and has formulated effective solutions to encounter persisting supply chain disruptions in myriad projects. Presently, Akshay plans to intensify the expansion of ShakeDeal while leading it the number one position in b2b commerce. When at leisure, Akshay takes pleasure in listening to podcasts and catching up on his favourite television shows.Read more »