Akash Sen '03
Global skills for a global company
Akash Sen attended schools in India, including the All India Council of Management Studies and the University of Calcutta.
With a business degree earned in India under his belt, Akash Sen ’03 chose St. Cloud State’s Master of Business Administration program to develop his theoretical knowledge and practical skills.
In the process, he gained a deeper understanding of how different people and different cultures address similar business challenges.
Sen is a talent director at Saatchi & Saatchi X (Publicis Groupe) in New York, the world leader in shopper marketing with 15 locations across North America, Latin America, Europe, Asia and Africa.
Passionate about a career in global human resources, Sen moved to the Big Apple in 2008 to join Shematic Inc. He spent two years with Shematic, serving as talent relations manager.
While in Minnesota, Sen played a key role as director of human resources for W3i, an interactive-media company that was ranked in June 2004 as the nation's 31st fastest-growing new business by Donald Trump’s Entrepreneur magazine.
"As I continue to expand my horizon and gain experience, I credit St. Cloud State for helping me build a strong foundation," Sen said.