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Executive Team

Arun Subramony

Responsible for Organizational Strategy, Marketing and Business development. In 22 years of building businesses in Americas and Asia (with Wipro, Microsoft, UST Global and IMC), Arun has demonstrated consistent success in incubating and growing new business lines. He led non-linear initiatives in structuring strategic alliances (with PwC and GE), and mergers and acquisitions. He received his undergraduate degree from the Mechanical Engineering from the University of Kerala, and MBA from Kellogg School of Management, USA.

Manoj Divakaran

Responsible for leading day-to-day operations and other corporate functions. Over 29 years in Technology, Customer Service, Consulting and Renewable Energy, he is a recognized thought leader in renewable energy and open innovation. Prior to Empereal, Manoj led regional and global teams, at Thomson Reuters, contributing to rapid growth, especially in emerging markets. He received his Bachelors in Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering from the University of Kerala, his Master's degrees in Energy Management from the Bauer College of Business, Houston, USA and in Innovation and Change from the University of York, Yorkshire, United Kingdom.

Dr.S.P. Viswanathan

Responsible for technology development and product strategy. Dr. Viswanathan has over 35 years experience in R&D in Aerospace Engineering in the USA, and over 6 years in leading research and development in renewable energy technologies. He designed and developed the technology and process IP, leveraging CSP and hybrid renewable technologies and fresh water using thermal desalination. He received his Bachelors in Mechanical Engineering from IIT Madras and his Master's and PhD from Georgia Institute of Technology, USA. He also served as a visiting faculty at IIT Madras.

Strategic Advisory Board

Dr. Bala Balachandran

Dr. Bala leads our advisory board consisting of world class leaders in power and water industry. He is a Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Accounting Information Systems at Kellogg School of Management, and the founder and dean of the Great Lakes Institute of Management, India. He is also a mentor and guide to several CEOs/ leaders and businesses in multiple domains including renewable energy.

Ricky Husiani

Ricky Husiani is a versatile leader who believes that "in the race for excellence, there is no finishing line".

For over 20 years, Ricky focused on Multi asset class investment & treasury management of sizeable amounts to create and build businesses. With faith and trust in his team, Ricky always inspires his team to be ahead of the curve as a pioneer and an innovator. Ricky's specialty skills include but are not limited to Asset allocation, Treasury & Risk Management, Asset Management & Identifying Global Market Opportunities for both sunrise and mature industries. His expertise in identifying and evaluating angel / venture capital direct investment opportunities across different sectors and geographies have won him accolades and recognition from key stakeholders. He is trusted to understand the importance of being temperamentally balanced and disciplined when it comes to handling money.

Erich Kreidler

Erich Kreidler is a Managing Partner of KRE Consulting, LLC. Erich leverages his ability to connect and relate to people of different generations, background or responsibilities in the organization. Erich holds a Masters in Business Administration the University of California, Irvine and a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering from California State Polytechnic University, Pomona where he obtained the President's award for outstanding achievements.

In his spare time, he enjoys playing tennis and participating in local running races. He also loves playing the guitar, particularly late at night to put his children to sleep..

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