Probir Ghosh

Probir Ghosh:  President and CEO,  and Ambassador invVEST.

Pic Probir GhoshinvVEST is a nonprofit technology neutral apolitical organization whose Purpose/Mission is to:  Enable Global Leadership through Massive Scaling of Sustainable Energy Initiatives (SEI):  USA & India must each generate at least 35% Energy from SEI by 2030:

  • For USA to retain global leadership and maintain sustainable growth
  • For enabling India to grow sustainably & become a true global leader

Probir Ghosh is well-recognized for his extensive work on Sustainable Energy Initiatives and improving energy utilization across various industry sectors. He has an in-depth knowledge of global energy dynamics and has benchmarked sustainability accomplishments & best practices of various countries.

Probir is unwavering in his belief that while averting an unprecedented global crisis from oncoming fossil fuel shortages & climate change, countries that lead clean sustainable energy initiatives will emerge as global leaders while creating sustainable & prosperous environment for future generations.

Probir’s ability to analyze & visualize the “big picture” and translate it into actionable deployment plans is extraordinary. His persuasive collaborative efforts with for-profit & non-profit organizations, government & NGOs, is leading to many joint initiatives for energy transition efforts.

Probir has been invited as a Keynote Speaker & Panelist at several global events; please click PRESS RELEASES, under MEDIA CENTER.

Probir and his team at invVEST have authored several other papers and publications on energy topics that can be viewed at http://www.invvest.org/blog/invvest-publications/.

Probir was invited to President Obama’s invitation-only Stimulus-Bill signing event (seen on Right with President Obama & Colorado Governor Bill Ritter).

Probir co-founded VSNI and B2K Corp Pvt. Ltd (a technical support services company referenced in Thomas Friedman’s “The World is Flat”).

Prior to this, Probir worked as an advisor to the COO/CEO for StorageTek, where he did ground breaking transformation work in Creating Core Competencies & identifying Strategic New Markets for the company. 

Probir started his career with Thermax Pvt. Ltd, a premier energy solutions company. Probir has over twenty five years of relevant experience through his work with high tech companies in the US and India. 

Probir has a B.Tech from IIT in Chemical Engineering and an MBA from University of Denver. He has attended Executive Management Programs in IIMA, Wharton, Stanford, Caltech and is actively involved with several alumni and professional associations in the Rocky Mountain Region. Probir is on the TiE (Entrepreneur’s Network) SIG-SEI Committee and has chaired PAN-IIT’s Renewable Energy Forum. He is a voracious reader and has been deeply influenced by the works of Gary Hamel & C K Prahalad, Clayton Christensen, Robert Bergelman, Adam Brandenburger & Barry Nalebuff and many others.

Probir has been featured in several magazines including Business India, Colorado Biz Magazine, Indian Express newspaper etc.

 BusinessIndia 2-2010  ColoradoBusiness 3-2009  IndianExpress 1-2010

 

4 Comments

  1. I am actually thankful to the holder of this web site who has shared this fantastic post at at this time.

  2. Hi Probir,

    I head a solar mfg co and was head of microfinance with icici bank. Prior to this head of renewable energy with SREI Infrastructure and VP with GE Capital

    I have launched a pilot in microfinancing solar lantern in rural india, a similar IFC project was executed by me in sundarban (PVMTI).

    It would be nice if you join hand and value add.

    Pl join me in linkedin

    Best
    siddharth

  3. Hi Mr Ghosh

    I am based in Pune and I head Kimberly-Clark’s India business.

    I am looking for a change and i think my next assignment should have a social committment. I read article on you in Bus Ind and hence the email. I understand that you have a base in India. Are you think of opening something in Pune?

    Thanks and rgds

    Upendra

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