Who We Are

Who We Are 2018-07-09T09:52:25+00:00

Innovation Drives Us.
Customers Inspire Us.

Gradiant was founded in 2013 on the premise of delivering sustainable water solutions
using innovative, game-changing technologies. Through our products, divisional structure and
experienced team, Gradiant strives to meet and exceed the unique needs of our customers and partners.

Our Vision

To enable industrial growth in harmony with nature.

At Gradiant, we believe in delivering solutions that help to make a positive impact on both the economy and the environment. Our core focus is on solving the most complex water and wastewater challenges with innovative, sustainable solutions.

Our Approach

We bring a unique approach to water treatment, ensuring industrial operators can meet their needs easily, often at a lower total life cycle cost than incumbent techniques. In certain cases, we enable the treatment of wastewaters that have previously not been treated.

Our approach to water treatment is based on the foundation that with the right technology, we can transform water use and recycling for industrial operators that need:

  • Unmatched technology to treat difficult wastewaters

  • Custom solutions for varying industrial applications

  • Competitive solutions that improve the bottom line

  • Regulatory and environmental compliance

Regional Divisions

Gradiant Corporation acts as the parent organization over three operating subsidiaries, each with local leadership
to best serve our customerand to understand the unique needs of the market in which they operate.

Gradiant Energy Services

North American Oil and Gas Water Services

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Gradiant China

Industrial Water and Wastewater Solutions

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Gradiant India

Industrial Water and Wastewater Solutions

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Leadership

Innovative problem solvers, successful entrepreneurs and business leaders
dedicated to solving the world’s toughest water challenges.

Anurag Bajpayee
Anurag BajpayeeCo-founder, CEO
Anurag Bajpayee is the co-founder and CEO of Gradiant Corporation. Under his leadership, Gradiant has evolved from a technology start-up to a global brand with multiple divisions and office locations around the world. Prior to founding Gradiant, Anurag received his PhD in mechanical engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Prakash Govindan
Prakash GovindanCo-founder, CTO
Prakash Govindan is the co-founder and CTO of Gradiant Corporation. During his PhD studies at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Prakash developed the Carrier Gas Extraction (CGE) system which became the flagship product and foundation for Gradiant. Prakash, a holder of more than 70 patents, also invented the company’s SCE system and CFRO technology.
Luke Johnson
Luke JohnsonChief Financial Officer
Luke Johnson has more than 20 years of financial experience spanning private equity, major banks and start-ups. Luke masterminded the development and divisional structure at Gradiant, allowing the company to find explosive growth in numerous regions around the world.

Kaarthic Madhavan
Kaarthic MadhavanSenior Vice President Business Development
Kaarthic leads Gradiant’s global project acquisition, contract and customer management. Under Kaarthic’s leadership, Gradiant achieved rapid advancement in the Oil & Gas sector including Fortune 500 clients. The success led to the founding and development of Gradiant Energy Services as Gradiant’s first business unit. Prior to Gradiant, Kaarthic worked at Schlumberger across product design, operations and business management.
Edward Tierney
Edward TierneyVice President Engineering
Ed has spent over 25 years solving complex environmental issues with innovative solutions, having responsibility for designing over 500 wastewater treatment facilities. Ed serves at Gradiant’s Vice President of Engineering, overseeing a team of talented engineers, programmers and designers who bring technology to life through robust designs and customer-centric detail. Prior to Gradaint, Ed had various leadership roles, including his 17 year tenure at BISCO Environmental, where he was founder, President and CEO.
Steven Lam
Steven LamManager New Product Initiatives
In his 5 year tenure at Gradiant, Steven has proven himself to be an innovator and leader. Currently, Steven manages the New Products Initiatives (NPI) department at Gradiant where he and the team develop breakthrough technologies to meet the ever-changing needs of customers around the globe. Steven, a holder of 11 US patents, received his bachelor of science in mechanical engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Division Leaders

Richard Stover
Richard StoverPresident Gradiant Membrane Systems
Ravi Selvaraj
Ravi SelvarajManaging Director Gradiant India
Danny Jimenez
Danny JimenezCEO Gradiant Energy Services
Jason Tao Yu
Jason Tao YuManaging Director Gradiant China

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