Prior to co-founding SootLess, Dinesh held a leadership position at Terra-Gen Power where he was part of the team that built the largest wind project in North America and was leading the development of large-scale advanced grid storage projects, hybrid solar-storage projects, and grid transmission projects.
Dinesh holds a B.E. from University of Madras, India; an M.S. from Arizona State University, Tempe, USA; an M.B.A from SC Johnson Graduate School of Management, Cornell University, Ithaca, USA; and an M.B.A from Smith School of Business, Queen's University, Kingston, Canada.
His professional life in the energy sector began in the late '90s and spans various specialities - power system modelling and simulation; advanced real-time grid monitoring tools; design of nodal electric energy markets; oversight of real-time engineering support for grid operations; energy regulatory policies; development of grid transmission system; and development of independent power projects for renewable energy and advanced grid storage technologies.