Pinaki is a Mechanical Engineer from Birla Institute of Technology with a Post Graduate Degree in Managerial Science. He has over 35 years of experience working in different companies in varied roles. He held the position of Corporate Strategy Head at Thermax Limited. At Doshion Veolia Water Solutions, he was President of Industrial Projects Division for water business and at Frost & Sullivan India Pvt. Ltd he wasthe Vice President – Strategy Consulting. He was with Wipro Enterprises Pvt. Limited as their Business Head for Water business in 2012 before retiring in 2018. He is now an advisor and consultant to companies in Clean tech, mentoring them for growth and is also associated with consultants as advisor for business strategy and operations management.
He has been associated with CII and FICCI national and regional committees on Power and Water. He was actively involved in the formulation of the Prime Minister’s policy on ‘Promotion of advanced sugar cogeneration in Indian sugar industry’ and Indian Electricity Act 2003 where his recommendations were incorporated into the policy and Act.
In his role with Chistats, he is leading the Manufacturing vertical and building an ecosystem of partners and customers the area of predictive maintenance solutions.