Bachelors with distinction, Cornell University. Majors in Chemistry & Microbiology. Research experience in microbial genetics.
MBA from Kellogg School of Management.
Consulting experience with McKinsey & Co., in their prestigious Silicon Valley Office.
Executive Director, Sundaram Textiles. Led companies to win the coveted TPM Excellence Award from the Japanese Institute of Plant Maintenance.
Angel Investor. Member, Indian Angel Network and the Chennai Angels. Active in evaluating and investing in cleantech deals.
Author, Climate conversations in Firstpost, one of India’s leading newssites. Earlier, Climaction Column in The Hindu, one of India’s leading newspapers.
Forthcoming book on climate change and India (2017-18).
Founder. Sundaram Climate Institute. Last mile action in water and waste.
Visiting Faculty, “Introduction to Climate Change”, Great Lakes Institute of Management
Elected committee member of Texprocil, the national council for promotion of cotton textile exports committee member of SIMA, the single largest employer’s organization in India and as a member of CITI, the apex textile body in India.
Member of the management committee of the Madras Management Association.
Member, Young President’s Organization