Advisory Board

Ayesha Khanna, MS

Ayesha Khanna, MS is Managing Partner of Hybrid Realities, a research and consulting firm headquartered in New York. She is a strategy advisor with over ten years of experience working with clients on new product development, market entry, digital branding, customer experience, sustainability, and operations management. She specializes in combining organizational strategy with information technology and innovation. She has advised organizations in the financial services, real-estate, and government sectors. Her clients have included Bank of America, JP Morgan Chase, UBS, American International Group, and Deutsche Bank.
Ayesha is a principal of the Hybrid Reality Institute, which explores human-technology co-evolution and Its implications for society, business and politics.
Ayesha is the author of Straight Through Processing (Reed Elsevier, 2007), and is series editor of The Complete Technology Guides published by Reed Elsevier, which includes the titles Next Generation Datacenters in Financial Services: Driving Extreme Efficiency and Effective Cost Savings (2009), Electronic and Algorithmic Trading Technology: The Complete Guide (2006), and Introduction to Financial Technology (2005). She has also written for diverse publications such as BusinessWeek, Forbes, Strategy+Business, and Foreign Policy. She also blogs with Parag Khanna on human technology co-evolution at BigThink.
Ayesha was Founder and Director of EGO Magazine, a leading arts and culture magazine for the South Asian diaspora in New York. She also enjoys translating Urdu poetry.

Ayesha earned a BA (honors) in Economics from Harvard University and an MS in Operations Research from Columbia University.
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