Shantanu is a climate tech entrepreneur with more than 20 years in the energy sector. He is the co-founder and CEO of Sustaera, a business specializing in the commercialization of direct air capture of co2 technology. Additionally, he is a co-founder of Susteon inc., a subsidiary of sustaera that conducts fundamental research and development for decarbonization technologies. Shantanu has previously led investments as part of an energy-tech VC firm and served as a board director for several startups. Additionally, he has worked with Schlumberger and McKinsey & company as a consultant in the past.
Shantanu is an experienced energy industry professional with a flair for marketing, strategy, and business development. In-depth understanding of the energy business with first-hand experience dealing with oil companies, electric utilities, and service companies. He has comprehensive technological knowledge combined with expertise in product development, branding, and launch. Shantanu holds a B. Tech in chemical engineering from IIT Roorkee and an MBA from Harvard Business School in Cambridge, USA.