Akshay Sethi is the President at Ayna.AI and the Chief Transformation Officer at Dabico Airport Solution, where he is leading the effort to create the next Aviation GSE (ground support equipment) franchise. He focuses on overall planning, organizational design and changes, execution of key value drivers, and M&A.
Akshay is a former Associate Partner and leader in the Industrial Practice at McKinsey. In his 10-year career at McKinsey, starting in the Mumbai and then Chicago office, he advised clients on margin improvement and growth strategy —with focus on pricing, commercial excellence, and product development. In his last 5 years, Akshay has led 10+ commercials transformations his clients in the Industrial, Industrial tech and Semiconductor space
He has published several McKinsey publications, including “Value Creation in Industrials, Nov 2022”, and “Flow control: Sector at a crossroads, Jul 2019”, to name just a few. He was responsible for convening leaders from Industrial and Semiconductor sectors in North America at flagship events at the Firm.
Akshay started his career as Senior Associate in syndicated loan and debt capital markets with DBS Bank in Singapore – Singapore’s largest banking and financial services company. He holds a Master of Business Administration from Indian School of Business, India and a Bachelor of Engineering in Electrical & Electronics Engineering from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore.