Management Team

Ekam is led by Uttam and Sachin who co-founded the company in 2013 with Dr. Chariar.
The founders run a 20+ people team while Dr. Chariar helps in setting the strategic direction of the business.

Uttam Banerjee

Uttam Banerjee studied Product Design at IIT Delhi and has won several awards for his designs. He is the CEO at Ekam Eco Solutions and oversees Product Management and Marketing. Connect with Uttam

Sachin Joshi

Sachin Joshi is a savvy engineering manager and has managed large projects at Crompton Greaves previously. He is the Co-founder and Director of Operations at Ekam. Connect with Sachin

Dr. V M Chariar

Prof. Chariar teaches at IIT Delhi and is a Fulbright Visiting Professor at Arizona State University. He is the Chairman at Ekam Eco Solutions and oversees Strategy and Product Development. Connect with Prof. Chariar

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Advisory Board

Ekam is blessed to attract the advisory services from some of the best people in the industry.

Yogesh Andlay

Yogesh built Nucleus Software scrappily and famously took it public in 1995 when its IPO was oversubscribed 4 times. He knows how to build a bootstrapping business in India and guides Ekam’s team on strategy.

Dileep Patil

Dileep served as the Chief Technology Officer at Crompton Greaves and runs his own consulting firm now. His experience at an R&D driven organization helps guide Ekam’s team on strategy, operations and product development.

Anand Bhardwaj

Anand has over 30 years of experience in the media and advertising industry. He’s known to build excellent marketing & business development teams. He advises Ekam’s team on sales & marketing.


Kannan N

Kannan has over 20 years of experience in funding, investing,incubating and starting small businesses. Kannan is passionate about sustainable technologies and guides Ekam’s team on Finance.

S Ramesh Sakthivel

Ramesh has made a significant contribution in research that led to the invention of Zerodor. He is a civil engineer with 20+ years of experience with water & sanitation projects in India. He is a technology advisor at Ekam.