Ananth is the architect of the BlockChain Platform and the creator of the Business Model around it.
He has over 15 years of experience in Oil & Gas projects in several roles from R&D to Engineering, Business Acquisition and Project Management. This experience is in the high technology megaproject world of offshore deepwater production platforms which are high capital complex EPCI projects whose values range up to several billions of dollars (USD). He also has experience in managing project and technology development for offshore renewable energy. He has a patent for the offshore installation of very large (~10MW) wind turbines.
Ananth has a Master’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering from Tennessee Technological University. He also has the Global Executive MBA from the IESE Business School in Barcelona, Spain, and an MSc in Major Program Management from the University of Oxford, in both of which programs he was at the top of his class. IESE is one of the world's leading business schools, and the University of Oxford is the world's leading center of knowledge and expertise on Megaprojects and related issues in addition to being one of the world's best universities.
He is a certified Professional Engineer (PE) in the state of Texas. He also holds the Project Management Professional (PMP) credential from the Project Management Institute (PMI).
Ananth’s career spans years of working in offices and facilities in countries such as the UAE, Indonesia, India, USA, France etc. His time at CEIBS, China’s best business school, as part of the IESE Executive MBA, was oriented towards understanding the Chinese market, society and business practices.