Strategic, innovative leader with a proven track record of building successful businesses


Asha Saxena is a strategic, innovative leader with a proven track record of building successful businesses for last 25 years. With a strong academic background, creative problem-solving skills, and an effective management style, Saxena has been instrumental in building business models for success.

Mrs. Saxena is an Adjunct Professor at Columbia University, where she teaches graduate class on Healthcare Consulting, Entrepreneurship and Big Data Analytics. She has served four-year term as Entrepreneur-in-Residence at Columbia Business School.

Published Author and Columnist at Entrepreneur Magazine, Asha Saxena is a well know key-note speaker on Entrepreneurship, Leadership, Women in Technology, Artificial Intelligence and Big Data and is a Board of Director for several for-profit companies. She served as CEO of ACULYST Corp. Healthcare Data Analytics Firm, built an eCommerce Company and served as a CEO of Future Technologies Inc., an international data management solutions firm for twenty years.

Saxena has her Masters in Science in Data Science and Machine Learning from Southern Methodist University, Texas and her undergraduate degree as a computer science engineer from Bangalore University in India and attended management programs at MIT and London Business School. In the area of operational excellence, Saxena is certified as a Six Sigma Black Belt professional. She started her professional career in a New York-based IT firm and has enjoyed challenging, diverse assignments in the financial services industry.

Saxena was invited to be a part of the World Economic Forum where Future Technologies Inc. was named “Global Growth Company 2007.” Her entrepreneurial spirit has also enabled her to gain notable success as a restaurateur, real-estate developer, and movie studio producer.

In addition to her entrepreneurial and educational success, Saxena has been an instrumental leader in the community by developing long-lasting relationships with numerous organizations (both profit and not-for-profit) through memberships, affiliations, and mentorships and has received awards for her personal and professional contributions.


Aculyst   ACULYST Corp., Healthcare Analytics Firm, focusing on Clinical,Operational and Financial efficiencies. ACULYST helps healthcare leaders understand their organizations core profitability drivers, quality metrics, clinical outcomes and operational bottlenecks while providing strategic decision support and cutting edge healthcare analytics.

Future Technologies, Inc. – Founder & CEO

FTI CorporateFuture Technologies, Inc. has been a leader in Data Management Solutions since 1996. FTI provides comprehensive data management solutions through business strategy and technology development utilizing a highly customized, cost efficient delivery model that maximizes on-site and off-site resources. FTI will improve your Business Intelligence and Data Warehousing systems by creating a strong, intuitive data foundation which allows you to extract and process the maximum amount of information with the minimum time, cost and human resource allocation possible. As a certified partner of Oracle and Informatica, FTI can deliver the industry elite software applications and build a custom BI environment around those or any other BI platform on the market.


Columbia Business School – Entrepreneur-in-Resident and Adjunct Professor

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Entrepreneur Magazine – Monthly Contributor

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