Madhusudan Akkihebbal

Madhusudhan (Madhu) Akkihebbal is a software engineer in the Greater Boston area, working in the field of Information Security. Over the past two decades, Madhu has been part of several cultural and artistic initiatives. He has served as the president of Mandaara, New England Kannada Koota in Boston (2013-15) where he started new useful initiatives that are still going strong in the years since. He is on the executive team at Chinmaya Mission Boston and is a founding member of RangaTaranga Boston, a cultural non-profit organization. Keenly interested in music, Madhu has also founded light music groups such as Lahari Boston, Kalarava and Chinmaya Swaranjali Boston (a devotional choir). Recently, he has started a Kannada content portal on YouTube called as Abdhi America Creations.
He utilizes his free time on creative projects and volunteers for various community causes. Kannada and cultural activities, team spirit, creative work, and causes that help needy people are just a few of the things that attract Madhu’s time and effort. He has lived in the Greater Boston area with his family for the past 20+ years.