Anoo Vyas, Secretary

EXL Center, The University of Akron

Anoo Vyas is the Co-Director of the EXL Center for Experiential Learning at the University of Akron.  Previously, he served as Visiting Assistant Professor at the law school, where he taught Business Planning Law, Cyber Law, and helped assist with the Small Entrepreneur & Economic Development (SEED) Legal Clinic.  Prior to academia, he worked as an associate at Thompson Hine LLP, where he was part of the nineteen attorney team that represented Obama-Biden 2008 in the United States Presidential Election.  He also served as supervising attorney for a domestic violence clinic, where he represented victims of domestic violence and sexual assault.  He is the founder and president of PechaKucha Akron, a series of quarterly talks featuring local creatives.  He is a past member of Torchbearers, as well as Leadership Akron Class 34.  He is a recipient of the Greater Akron Chamber’s 30 For the Future Award, was named Who to Watch in Law by Crain’s Cleveland Business, and Who to Watch by Smart Business Magazine.