The Management

Sachin Jain

Sachin
Jain

Co-Founder & CEO

Sachin co-founded Oriano in 2015, to supply clean solar power to consumers and industries and assisting them in their transformation in adopting clean energy.
Before co-founding Oriano, Sachin had worked as an Associate Director at KPMG, advising IPPs, investors and policy-makers on infrastructure and renewable energy. Prior to KPMG, as Head of Strategy & Marketing at Mahindra Solar and Mahindra EPC, he was part of the founding team building 55 MW of Utility-Scale and Rooftop Solar Energy power plants and raised capital from investors.

He has 15+ years of industry, technology and consulting experience including over 7 years experience in the solar industry. He is a regular speaker in industry conferences and has served as an advisory member to Renewable Energy Committee setup by the University of Mumbai.

Sachin holds an MBA from the University of Cambridge, UK as a Tata Scholar, an MS from Ohio University, USA and a BE from the University of Mumbai.

Yeshwant Rao

Yeshwant
Rao

Co-Founder & Managing Director

Yeshwant has 23+ years of management experience in International Business, Marketing, Telecom Components, Solar Thermal Power and Solar Photo Voltaic.

In 2000, he Co-founded CCL Optoelectronics Pvt. Ltd., a leading player in Fiber Optics components for Telecom industry in India. In year 2010, he led JV partnership with Lauren Engineers (a USD 300 million EPC company), USA to execute Engineering, Procurement & Construction Management for one of Asia’s largest solar thermal project of 50 MW for Godawari Green Energy in Rajasthan.

He is a Chemical Engineer with an MBA in Marketing from NMIMS, University of Mumbai.

Sameer Shah

Sameer
Shah

Co-Founder & Chairman

Sameer is Chairman and Managing Director, Chembond Chemicals Ltd. (listed on the BSE). He has 25+ years of experience in managing and scaling up large size businesses.

He is Co-Founder of CCL Optoelectronics Pvt. Ltd. and had entered Solar business in the year 2010 by forming JV with Lauren Engineers, USA, to execute Engineering, Procurement & Construction Management for 50 MW solar thermal project for Godawari Green Energy.

He holds Bachelor’s in Chemical Engineering and Finance from Texas State University, USA.

Gururaj Kanjiker

Gururaj
Kanjiker

Vice President – Projects

Gururaj has 22+ years of experience in Engineering, Civil, Construction, Structural Design, Field Foundation and Project Management.

He was Lead construction manager for one of Asia’s largest 50 MW solar thermal project in Rajasthan involving over 1,200 construction workers.

Sujit Yeragi

Sujit
Yeragi

Head – Finance & Commercial

Sujit has total 15 years of work experience in Accounts & Finance. He holds Master Degree in Commerce from Mumbai University. He has been associated with the group for over 6+ years and has extensive knowledge in the field of Accounts & Finance.

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