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, a strong academic background, creative problem-solving skills, and an effective management style to communicate a clear vision and define specific goals to meet organization targets while sustaining revenue/profits. Asha has been instrumental in building business models for success.

Asha Saxena served as a CEO of ACULYST Corp. Healthcare Analytics Firm. Prior to that she also served as a President and CEO of Future Technologies, Inc. (FTI), an international Data Management and Analytics firm for 20 years . The firm specializes in providing Data Analytics Solutions focusing on Fortune 1000 companies in US. She also built an e-commerce company for 3000 dealers nationwide.

Ms. Saxena served as Entrepreneur-in-Residence for Columbia Business School and  a faculty for Graduate Business Studies. Professor Saxena teaches entrepreneurship, Big Data and Data Analytics courses to MBA, MSE and EMBA students and is a keynote speaker on big data. She’s also been nominated to be one of the founding members of the global innovation and entrepreneurship group at Columbia University.

Prof. Saxena graduated 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, Prof. 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.

Prof. 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. Asha’s expertise in this space is also showcased in her monthly contributions to Entrepreneur Magazine.

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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