Vivek Taneja
Business Head – New Intiatives ( Power), Thermax Global
Vivek Taneja
A Mechanical engineering graduate from University of Pune with Masters in Management Sciences majoring in Marketing. Vivek Taneja has over 22 years industry experience in Sales, Marketing Product Management, Business Development and being techno commercial Business Head. His experience encompasses Conventional as well as Non Conventional (renewable) Power business, Energy efficiency, Resource efficient Building Materials, Instrumentation and automation solutions to varied industries . He has been closely associated with the policies in power, renewable and energy efficiency in Industrial space for India and select International markets. Presently he is associated with M/s Thermax Limited with their Power division and is responsible for new strategic initiatives and is incubating a new business line. He has spearheaded the “Project Zebra” entry strategy to Africa and lead a cross functional team for entry strategies for select markets in SEA and has been responsible for carving long term strategy for the Division at Thermax. He has been also involved with the Chairperson’s office for strategic support for all Board and Board level Committees of Thermax as well as all other corporates and entities the Chairperson was on Board of as an Independent Director. Has worked with Suzlon Energy Ltd. in the Int’l Business Development and was responsible for the brand Suzlon globally, as well as for entire marketing communications, he also worked with M/s Jost’s Engineering Co. Ltd. As Technical Product Manager in the past, responsible for the entire product line at national level as the Profit Centre head. Vivek has been and invited speaker at over 50 National and International level conferences as a speaker of varied subjects in Power , Infrastructure, Renewable energy, Waste to Wealth and Energy efficiency in over 10 countries spread over 3 continents. He has been an invited member on various advisory boards and panels and is currently part of Maharashtra Energy & Environment Panel constituted by CII of select professionals to advice Govt. of Maharashtra. He is also the core member of World Energy Council for the Energy Trilemma – an UN accredited global energy body to help policymakers and regulators across globe to work towards sustainable energy solutions.