Akshay Patel is a Business Leader on the SaaS Factory team, based in New York, NY. In this role he provides strategic thought leadership and business guidance to global APN Partners as they navigate complex transformations to SaaS. Akshay is a seasoned professional with 10+ years of experience in product management and leadership positions in telecom. He has international experience in scaling and transforming both startup and large companies. He has launched multi-imsi global MVNO, UCaaS, largest conferencing and access solutions in India, and worked with vendors in deploying access solutions. Thought: A successful SaaS offer can also kill a company - think about that!