LinkedIn Top Voice in Technology 2016. ~3M views/shares/likes on my articles on IoT, AI, Power and technology strategy. ~105k followers on LinkedIn & Twitter. Creative thinking engineer with extensive experience developing & implementing technology and commercializing innovation. MBA University of Chicago & MSc Warwick University Manufacturing Systems Engineering.
asha labs inc, strategy consultant
October 2015 - Present
Industry Analysis: providing strategic and financial analysis to private equity, venture capital firms and
consulting firms. Analysis focused on technology pertinent to their portfolio companies and clients.
Some of these industries are smart cities, electric vehicles and renewable energy technologies.
‘Futurecasting’/New Product Development : partnered with design firm to develop IoT water
quality sensor from need identification, design to partnership negotiations.
Product and Business Development : Led use case definition to provide Machine Learning based
predictive analytics software platform for turbine failure detection. Resulted in a multimillion dollar
clean energy trust, VP of Innovation and Partnerships
January 2014 - October 2015
Tech-To-Market, Fund Management
power2switch (acquired by choose energy), Founder/CEO
September 2008 - Dec 2013
New Venture Development, Product Management, Hiring and Employee Management, M&A
barking power station, commercial/operations analyst
September 2002 - September 2007
Plant Operations Management, Commercial Analysis and Counterparty Management, Operations and Product Management
Areas of Expertise
booth school of business, university of chicago
MBA, STRATEGY & ENTREPRENEURSHIP
WARWICK UNIVERSITY, UNITED KINGDOM
MSc MANUFACTURING SYSTEMS ENGINEERING
FEDERAL UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY
BEng METALLURGICAL & MATERIALS ENGINEERING