Founder and Chairman
Amar Panchal is the Founder and Chairman of AKRAYA which he and Sonu Ratra founded in 2002. Amar brings over a decade of management, international business development, technology consulting, product management and software engineering. He also serves on the Board of Directors of Pacific Service Credit Union (PSCU), one of the largest Credit Unions in the US with over $1Billion in assets.
As the Founder of a high-growth services company, Amar leads by example with his ability to overcome challenges through team-strength and collective thinking, even while he retains his sense of humor and integrity.
Employers and clients have consistently appreciated his dedication to deliver out-of-the-box custom solutions to match the situation. Amar’s eye for talent and his deep-seated faith in empowerment and accountability has helped power AKRAYA into an employee-driven organization where each member relishes the power and yet respects the responsibility.
As a fervent advocate of fighting climate change in the corporate office, Amar spends significant time and resources on drastically minimizing AKRAYA’s carbon footprint. He holds an MBA degree in Information Systems from Symbiosis International Education as well as a BS in Computer Science from the University of Pune, India.