Akshay Broota is a NextGen participant at ICANN 66. He is currently pursuing a Masters's degree in Interdisciplinary Telecom Program at the University of Colorado Boulder.
Before coming to the United States for his Masters, he worked as a Software Test Engineer at Reliance Jio, Mumbai from July 2017 till July 2018. At present, Akshay is working as a Software Engineer for Versa Networks.
Akshay completed his Bachelor's in Electronics and Telecommunications Engineering degree from the University of Mumbai in 2017. He started his Master's degree in August 2018 and is currently in his final year of the 2-year Master's program at the University of Colorado at Boulder. His major is in Network Engineering.
Akshay was selected to represent his university at NANOG 77 conference which took place in October 2019 as a part of NANOG College Immersion program. He was part of the winning team at the NANOG 77 Hackathon.