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Published on Jun 22, 2017
Often, following your passion is not as fun as it is made out to be. Akash Thakkar's talk is about the rocky path to success because sometimes you have to embrace the struggle in order to reap the benefits of your passion.
Akash Thakkar is an award-winning composer, sound designer, and public speaker within the video game industry. Inspired at a very young age by the music of his favorite video games, he eventually married his two loves, video games and music, to find his career.
He is a graduate of the Berklee College of Music and now a leader in the video game industry, having the honor of speaking at events and conferences around the world.
This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at https://www.ted.com/tedx