Omron Silicon Valley
Shyam Venkatesh is currently with Omron Silicon Valley in a
corporate strategy role where he is spearheading Omron
Corporation’s energy and nanotechnology initiatives into
He has nearly 15 years of experience in advanced energy technology
development and marketing. He was formerly with Arthur D. Little (ADL)
where he was involved in the development of advanced clean energy
technologies including emissions-control devices and systems for
stationary and mobile applications, alternative fuel-based
transportation and energy generation systems, biomass reactors and fuel
cell systems. While at ADL he also devised technology, product
development, and market strategies for major global corporations as well
as start-up companies. He has served as a consultant to the DOE, DOD,
the U.S. EPA, the California Energy Commission, and the World Bank.
Prior to joining Omron Silicon Valley in September 2006, for nearly two
years, Shyam directed technology commercialization at the NASA Ames
Research Center in Mountain View with a focus on Nanotechnology, Life
Sciences, and Artificial Intelligence.
Shyam has a Ph.D in Mechanical Engineering from the University of
Kentucky, and a B.S. in Chemical Engineering from India. He also has an
MBA from the Haas Business School,University of California, Berkeley.
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