Venkat Rajaraman, CEO & Founder, Cygni Energy Pvt ltd
Venkat Rajaraman, Founder / CEO of Cygni Energy is also an Advisory Committee member of
National Centre for Photovoltaic Research and Education (NCPRE), India.
With a vision to power a billion dreams, Venkat set up Cygni to make energy access a reality for
everyone. At Cygni, Venkat and Team, went back to the drawing board and questioned some fundamentals
ways of how we generate and consume energy. Cyngi believes time has come to change the paradigm and in
the process develop some very interesting technologies. The indigenous Solar-DC technology, is developed in
association with IITM, is now a benchmark in rural electrification. Energy industry is undergoing a
massive change that it hasn't seen in the last 100 years and Cygni is at the forefront of it.
Deep Rooted Passion, Massively Transformative Purpose and First Principles Thinking are the three core
guiding principles driving Cygni. Cygni has lighted over 30000 homes spanning across 8 states including
remote regions in Assam and Manipur. Cygni is changing the lives by bringing the much needed power to
off-grid and near off-grid area.
Venkat holds Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University and over two decades of
experience in Product Design and Engineering Management. He has held key leadership roles in Nvidia and
Su-Kam before Founding Cygni Energy.
Awards and Achievements
Dun and Bradstreet – Best emerging SME 2017
CII – SR emerging Entrepreneur, 2017
Millennium Alliance – Round 5