Akilan’s professional experience over the past 12 years is in the media and entertainment industry, with expertise in intellectual property rights management, strategic marketing and client relations. He has worked with talent, brands and entrepreneurs globally.
Akilan began his career helping start-up Phrased Differently, an independent music publishing company before joining Sony/ATV Music. He has advised and consulted for creative individuals and for innovative businesses heading up their business development, sales and marketing responsibilities.
Akilan holds a BSc (Hons) degree in Computer Science from Brunel University, London; and is currently studying for a Master of Business Administration degree at Imperial College Business School, London. His MBA electives include Family Business, Venture Capital Private Equity, M&A, Wealth Management and Alternative Investments. He is currently writing an industry white paper, supported by Ispahani Advisory.