Vivek works with investors and management teams to build successful cleantech businesses in the US and India. He has over 30 years of experience in technology, product development, management and investment in the materials and energy related sectors. Vivek is a member of the Board of Directors of A.T.E. Private Limited and various A.T.E. Group companies. Vivek has been a Venture Advisor to Nomura’s expansion-stage, cleantech venture capital fund which was run from London. Previously, he served as President, Corporate Technology Strategy and Services at the Aditya Birla Group in India. Earlier, he was Director, Science & Technology at Polaroid Corporation in the US. Vivek started his career at Shell Development Company, a Royal Dutch/ Shell Group Company in Houston. He received his Ph.D. in Polymer Science from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, and his B.Tech. from IIT Delhi. Vivek was on the Board of TiE Boston and recently has taken over as Managing Director of TiE Angels Boston.