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Anurag Bajpayee

Co-founder, CEO 

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Anurag Bajpayee

Co-founder, CEO 

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Anurag Bajpayee is the co-founder and CEO of Gradiant Corporation. Under his leadership, Gradiant has evolved from a technology start-up into a global brand with diversified applications and multiple divisions around the world. Prior to founding Gradiant, Anurag earned his PhD in Mechanical Engineering from MIT where he worked on industrial desalination and water treatment. His doctoral work was recognized by the Scientific American as a top 10 world changing idea and is now part of Gradiant’s technology portfolio. Anurag has co-authored seminal journal articles and holds several patents in the field of water treatment. He also holds a Bachelors degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Missouri and a Masters from MIT.

Prakash Govindan

Co-founder, CTO 

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Prakash Govindan

Co-founder, CTO 

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Prakash Govindan is the co-founder and CTO of Gradiant Corporation. Under his technical leadership, Gradiant has developed a platform of proprietary products that target various problems in industrial water treatment. Prakash also leads all project acquisition and deployment activities in Asia, Middle East, and the South Pacific for Gradiant. Furthermore, Prakash is the leading contributor in establishing our corporate offices and research and development facilities as well as leads all subsidiaries and business units in technical aspects. While at MIT, Prakash co-developed the Carrier Gas Extraction (CGE) system which became the flagship product and foundation for Gradiant. Prakash, a holder of more than 75 patents, also invented the company’s SCE system and CFRO technology. He has his PhD in Mechanical Engineering from MIT and Masters from IIT Madras.

Luke Johnson

CFO 

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Luke Johnson

CFO 

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Luke, serving as Chief Financial Officer, was a part of the founding team that started Gradiant and is a co-founder of its subsidiaries. He has been instrumental in developing the divisional structure within the company that has allowed for rapid growth of the business across multiple jurisdictions and sectors. Under Luke’s financial leadership the company has successfully navigated business set up, risk and capitalization in the US, India, China and the Middle East. Prior to joining Gradiant, Luke has more than 20 years of financial and commercial experience in both the US and UK spanning private equity, major banks and, more recently, technology start-ups in the energy/clean tech sectors. He also was a member of the CPD Faculty at Harvard Business School covering energy, clean tech and entrepreneurship. Luke has an M.Sc. from Imperial College and a B.Sc. from the University of Bristol.