Consultant, CEO, and Author in India
Abhijith Jayanthi is a first generation entrepreneur with experience in renewable energy and industrial infrastructure. Having worked across India, Far & Middle East and African geographies, Abhijith brings his expertise in Technology Diligence, Strategy Design, Policy Framework and Investment Management.
He currently serves as a Consultant to World Bank where he handles energy related initiatives. Among other roles, Abhijith serves on Non-PDP Data Metrics for Policy-Making WG of GNSO – ICANN ; as the non-executive director on Board of Servomax Group of Companies; as CEO of Andhra Pradesh Brahmin Co-operative Credit Society Limited (Government of Andhra Pradesh Undertaking). Previously, he served as Member of National Governing Councils for Solar Energy Society of India and Indian Association of Energy Management Professionals (Treasurer).
Outside his business interests, Abhijith through his Non-Profit - SimplyJITH Foundation - is working towards creating livelihood opportunities for youth in vulnerable areas. Abhijith is / was also associated with Non-Profits/ bodies, such as TakingITGlobal, Wikimedia Foundation, UNFPA.
Abhijith holds a Bachelor degree in Electrical Engineering (Power) from IIT Delhi and Bachelor Degree in Economics and Management from University of London. He has diplomas/certificates in areas of Innovation/Entrepreneurship (GSB - Stanford University), Religion (Harvard University), Design and Innovation Policy in Developing Countries (UNU – MERIT), Public Relations & Advertising amongst others.