KIRAN L. JETHWA
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Kiran Jethwa is a serial entrepreneur and a veteran marketing professional with extensive experience in high-tech industry. For the past 4 years he has shifted his focus to green technology. He is an executive management consultant to green / clean tech startups. He helps startups with their marketing strategy, business / sales strategy and funding strategy. He has expertise in Energy Generation, Energy Efficiency, Energy Management, Green Buildings, Transportation and Carbon Accounting sectors of Green / Clean Tech.
He has held executive management, director, product management and engineering positions at companies ranging from large fortune 500 companies to small two-people startups. He has brought successful, leading edge products to market. Having worked for 10 startups, he understands what it takes to build a product from concept and market it for mass adoption. Kiran brings a strong combination of strategy and tactics for both Inbound and Outbound Marketing.
From 2006 to 2008, Kiran was Chairman of the Board of Directors for NAAAP-SF, a 501©3 non-profit organization. In these years, Kiran helped build the organization into a thriving organization with 250 members, 7 board members, 20+ officers, a marketing reach of 4000+ and a premium non-profit organization that provides a platform for professional, communal and social development for Asian American professionals. He also volunteers his time as a home energy auditor with Acterra and helps residents save on their energy bills, reduce their carbon footprint and save the planet.
Kiran has MBA, MSCS and BSEE degrees.
In his spare time, Kiran loves ballroom dancing, wine-tasting, tennis, snowboarding, hiking and biking amongst other hobbies.