Aakash is Chief Commercial Officer at Pixxel, a space data company building the world's first commercial hyperspectral constellation. He heads the growth functions of the business including global sales, marketing and customer success. Aakash has set up programs to facilitate access to Pixxel’s hyperspectral datasets and geospatial data platform to both government and commercial customers. Aakash has spent the past decade in frontier technology sales and is passionate about bringing breakthrough innovations to new markets. Prior to joining Pixxel, Aakash led business development in international markets for various start ups in the AgTech and PropTech domains. Aakash has completed several courses in data science and remote sensing to supplement his business background and to ultimately bridge the knowledge gaps between commercial and engineering teams for his clients.