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The University of Massachusetts Amherst

Akshaya Pawar


MBA in Business Analytics, Isenberg School of Management, University of Massachusetts Amherst, 2017
Advanced Diploma in Business Management, Mumbai Educational Trust, Mumbai, 2009
BA in Psychology, University of Mumbai, 2004

Professional Experience

Co-Founder and Partner, Ultratech Facilities Management Solutions, 2010 - present
Visiting Faculty, Sahara Institute of Hospitality Management, 2009-2010
Assistant Manager Operations, High Street Phoenix, Phoenix Mills Ltd., 2008-2009
Senior Manager - Operations and Business Development, Krystal Group of Companies, 2007-2008

Recent Honors / Awards

Outstanding Doctoral Applicant Award, Isenberg School of Management, 2017

Research Interests

Hospitality Business Strategy
Impact of Technology on Business Competitiveness
Social Value Creation by Hospitality
Economics of Hospitality Industry in the Sharing Economy Ecosystem

Teaching Interests

  • Business Strategy
  • Social Media Strategy
  • Lodging Management
  • Destination Management