Penubolu Suryanarayana– Director, Business Development
• Mechanical Engineer from Osmania University, India. • Has over two decades of experience in marketing PV products including cells, modules & systems. • Extensive marketing experience spans from rural markets of India to global module manufacturers. • Has been instrumental in positioning Microsol as a world class solar cell supplier.
Sudharani Potluri – Director, Operations
• Has background in Electronics. • Has over two decades of experience in all aspects of plant operations and management. • Responsible for procurement, vendor development & administration at Microsol.
Jayaraman Vishwanathan – Director, Finance
• Qualified Chartered Accountant from the Institute of Chartered Accountants, India and Management Accountancy from Chartered Institute of Management Accountants, London, U.K. • Experience spans 28 years in industry, banking, entrepreneurship and private equity; investing since 1989. • Actively involved in capital markets, since 1989, in India,Singapore & Middle East – experience includes both private equity and secondary markets. • Conceptualised, set up and managed India’s first SEBI-approved Portfolio Management Scheme for the then largest bank in private sector. • Set up and managed one of India’s earliest western style PE funds – JF Electra Fund. • Piloted the 1st Indian listing on the Singapore Stock Exchange – Aug 2004. • Co-founded a pioneering web-based subscription and delivery service for global magazines, www.qmags.com, targeted at the B2B magazine publishing space in the U.S. and the U.K. • Most recently, employed with CERT, a UAE Govt owned investment company investing globally in early stage opportunities in technology, innovation, education and health care, as Chief Investment Officer based in Abu Dhabi, is currently a Member of CERT’s Board of Directors. • Active participant and has delivered guest lectures in international forums on equity funds and venture capital.
Dr.Ravinder Singh Soin–Director and CEO of Aurko Solar
• Doctorate in Chemical Engineering from Birla Institute of Technology, India. • Has over 25 years of experience in the field of alternate energy. • Past experience include senior positions at BP solar and ABB India. • Key expertise in strategic selling and market development. • Has thorough understanding of solar PV market and systems business in Asia and Europe. Played a major role in market development for renewables & solar PV’s in Japan, China and Australia. • Member of many solar energy forums and has presented several articles at international conferences.
A 1-kilowatt home solar system will prevent approximately 170 lbs. of coal from being burned, 300 lbs of CO2 from being released into the atmosphere and 105 gallons of water from being consumed each month!