Shantanu is an experienced Innovator with a demonstrated history of working in the startup ecosystem. His core competencies lie in scaling early-stage ventures, technology development roadmap, facilitation, and innovation consulting. He is a strong technologist with vast experience in evaluating technologies from the startup perspective in various verticals – EV, renewables, IoT/IIoT, Agritech, and others. He is an expert in acquiring robust market-ready technologies from a concept level, and scaling them in the market.
Gaurav has completed his B.Tech in Mechanical Engineering and MTech in Thermal Systems from IIT Madras. He has worked with start-ups like The ePlane Company, Hero Motorcorps, Orangewood Labs, Allo Batteries and participated in building a sustainable future. Prior to joining Transition VC, he worked at Groww as an Associate Product Manager, built products enabling growth for the next 50mn Indians. His interest lies in making nation energy independent and is passionate about renewable energy, battery technology, green hydrogen and other cutting edge tech developments. Outside of work, Gaurav enjoys playing badminton and cricket. He is also an avid follower of Formula1.”
Prachi has previously worked at PwC as a Tax associate for over 1.5 years. She completed her Master of Business Administration from ICFAI Business School, Hyderabad in 2021. In addition to intellectual pursuits, she indulges in movies and relishes her daily dose of coffee, while conscientiously incorporating physical exercise into her daily
Anju has previously interned at Orb Energy and CoCreate Ventures. She is currently in her last semester of B.Tech in Electrical and Electronic Engineering (EEE) at PES University and will be graduating in the class on 2023. Anju is passionate about clean tech and intends on playing an active role in creating a sustainable and clean future.
Anuj Khanna was born and raised in New Delhi and did his schooling from Modern School, New Delhi. He has an undergraduate degree in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from Manipal Institute of Technology and an MBA from the Stern School of Business at New York University. Currently he is pursuing an Executive Master’s degree in Management of Energy from BI Business School in Oslo.
Mr. Khanna has worked at C&S Electric Ltd. for 22 years in various capacities and has been part of the leadership team of the family business for the last 12 years in the capacity of Managing Director. He has worked with and led several business units within the company. His experience spans electromechanical and electronic products, standard components and customized project solutions, Indian and export markets, domestic and overseas manufacturing, mature businesses and greenfield ventures. At the Corporate level he has been involved in initiatives in fund raising, treasury control, project evaluations, joint-ventures, acquisitions, divestments and restructuring.
During this tenure, his interactions with various customers and policy makers from infrastructure and energy segments developed his interest in network industries and energy transition. He is a keen follower of energy transition policies and smart city initiatives, and the associated innovations in business models and product technology related to these fields.
Mr. Khanna has been a member of EO (Entrepreneur’s Organization), has headed the Western U.P. office of CII (Confederation of Indian Industries), and has headed CII’s Northern Region Energy Committee. He is an avid traveler, reader, start-up investor and adventure sports enthusiast.
C&S Electric Ltd has been a leading Indian electrical engineering company supplying products and systems for power generation, distribution and consumption systems. Post the divestment of C&S Electric Ltd by the Khanna family to Siemens Ltd. in 2021, Mr. Anuj Khanna continues as a Shareholder and Managing Director of Trimaster Pvt Ltd., which contains businesses retained by the Khanna family.
CA Amisha Vora is the Chairperson and Managing Director of the Prabhudas Lilladher (PL) Group, one of the Best BFSI brands in India in 2022, as recognized by The Economic Times.
With over 35 years of experience, Amisha Vora is a renowned equity market expert and frequently features on leading business news channels like CNBC TV18, ET Now. Amisha is also a member of the CII Capital Markets Committee and the board of the Association of Portfolio Managers of India.
She has won several prestigious awards, including the Rashtriya Udyog Ratan Award for Corporate Leadership and the Annual Impact Creator Award by the Governor’s office and Government of Maharashtra. As a philanthropist, she regularly contributes to Upashrays (Jain spiritual centres) across India.