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Akhil Nigam

Akhil Nigam

Head of Emerging Product, Fidelity Investments

Akhil Nigam is currently Head of Emerging Product for Fidelity Investments. Before his current role, he was a Managing Director at Fidelity Labs, the innovation arm of Fidelity Investments.

Before Fidelity, he was the founder and President of MassChallenge, a global startup accelerator. Over six years, under his leadership, MassChallenge graduated over 600 companies and alumni who raised well over $900M.

Before MassChallenge, Akhil worked for Bain & Company where he consulted in private equity and corporate strategy.

He serves on several boards including Board of Directors for Goodwill International, one of top 10 US Charities with $5B+ in revenue, operating 3000 stores and serving 26 million people.

He has been recognized as ‘top 40 under 40’ in Boston. Boston Chamber of Commerce awarded him the distinguished ‘Top 10 Outstanding Young Leaders in Boston’.

Akhil Nigam received his MBA from Harvard Business School and his undergraduate degree in Electrical Engineering from the Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art. He also completed a Masters in Financial Engineering from Columbia University.