Akash is part of Electric's Advisor Network. He advises founders on engineering architecture, building and scaling high-performing engineering teams, and more.
Akash was CTO of MoonPay, CTO at Afterpay (acquired by Block), and led engineering teams at Twitter and Uber. At Afterpay, he founded and led the technology teams that were responsible for Afterpay’s US expansion. Block acquired Afterpay in 2021 for $29 billion. Previously, he led all technology products for Uber’s 3.5+ million drivers including onboarding, compliance, and driver experience, as well as led technical teams that added tens of millions of users to Twitter.