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Digital Avatar Company CEO Says Mental Health Struggles Should Not Be Ignored

Genies CEO Akash Nigam and his company are being constantly featured in the media through celebrities like Cardi B. and J. Balvin. With a few billionaire investors, it’s only fair that Nigam feels pressure to perform, the pressure to be the next tech industry superstar. In a recent interview, the CEO talked about his struggle with social anxiety growing up and how he felt hyper-insecure about the interactions he had with other people. This social anxiety along with personal pressures to make something of himself led Nigam to drop out of college. It was only then that Nigam found balance, peace of mind, and success in the industry. 


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