Meet the Team
Our Core Team has the right mix of business, domain and deep tech experience to make this venture a global success. The Founding Members have lead global teams in their respective careers and have successfully built businesses in the Energy sector.
Co-Founder & CEO
Singapore Citizen, Amit Sharma has over 18 years of experience in Market and Business Development leadership roles in the Mobile and ICT Industry. In the last 4 years his focus has been on Digital Transformation technologies such as Industrial IoT, Cloud, Analytics, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning and Blockchain in his global role with Tech Mahindra (a US$ 4.4 billion company with 117,600+ professionals across 90 countries, who are helping 840 global clients - including Fortune 500 companies - in transforming their business for a connected future).
Amit joined Tech Mahindra in 2009 in Singapore and prior to that, he has held various leadership roles with technology companies such as Jamcracker, Subex and Bharti Telesoft in Software-as-a-Service, Telecom OSS/BSS, Revenue Assurance, Fraud Management, Mobile Payments/ Remittance and Value Added Services. Amit has been instrumental in setting up new businesses, joint ventures and opening new markets for the companies he has worked with. Amit is from the class of 1998 of the ICFAI Business School, New Delhi, India.
Co-Founder & Chief Financial Officer
American National and Singapore PR, Yue Wang is a former Global Markets Senior Director (SVP) at United Overseas Bank. She brings over 10 years cross-asset (equities, commodities, FX, rates, hybrids & index strategies) investment structuring experience from 4 top-tier global investment banks (including Morgan Stanley & Barclays in Singapore) and 1 Asian commercial bank.
Prior to her investment banking career, Yue spent 5 years working in Silicon Valley, where she held a few different roles as entrepreneur co-founder, project lead and Java software engineer for e-commerce start-ups.
Yue holds 2 BS degrees from the U.S. (Business Administration & Computer Science), an MBA from INSEAD, and a FinTech Future Commerce certificate from MIT.
Co-Founder and CSO
French National, Pierre-jean Cherret, is VP Smart Energy in ITEMS International, France. He creates new business streams in partnership with start-ups, software companies, public agencies, corporate VCs to foster the energy transition among utilities and local authorities with state of art technologies and business models. He is an affiliate professor of innovation at ESCPE with the “Energy Management” Masters at the London Campus (both Executive and Full-time).
He began his career as Deputy VP of European Marketing Systems at Renault Group and since then acted as Program and Innovation Manager of complex systems in several high-tech industries (such as TOTAL, ENGIE, EDF and SAFRAN), with a specific focus on disrupting innovation. He holds an Executive Master in Energy Markets & Technologies from SUPELEC /CEGOS and an Engineering & Masters Degree in Computer Science from INSA TOULOUSE and ISAE-SUPAERO.
Co-Founder - Chief Operating Officer
Indian national, Gayrajan Kohli has 10 years of experience in the power & renewable space with a special focus on Energy Storage & Efficiency and Project Finance & Policy. At SPREAD, Gayrajan leads the the overall Product Development & Product Management functions.