Venkat Garimella

A prolific business leader with 24 years of experience in running and managing businesses across domains & customer segments, working with Schneider Electric since last 13 years. Schneider Electric is the global specialist in energy management and automation, with €25billion revenues, helping customers in 100+ countries to make their energy & process safe, reliable, efficient and sustainable. The connected technologies of Schneider Electric reshape industries, transform cities & enrich lives.

Venkat has a proven track record in leading and turning around businesses to consistently drive revenue and profitable growth through General management, Strategy, S&M, Business development etc. A versatile leader blending strategic & tactical thinking, dexterity to manage change & care for customers & employees alike.

Currently leading the Strategy & Alliance (S&A) function with primary focus on M&A in India & neighbouring countries, responsible for Energy Efficiency (EE) Programme of the company largely to promote EE & sustainability.

Additionally, oversees CSR for Schneider Electric & board member for Schneider Electric India Foundation (SEIF).
An Electrical Engineer with Masters in Business Management specializing in Marketing, Venkat likes long distance running, music & leadership coaching.