Chief Executive Officer- Solar Power Business, Aditya Birla Group
Ravi Khanna serves as Chief Executive Officer of the Solar Power Business of the Aditya Birla Group, providing strategic leadership and direction to the Solar Power business. Aditya Birla is a US $40billion group having core investments globally and a true Indian multinational.
Prior to joining the Aditya Birla Group, Ravi worked as the CEO and President of Scatec Solar AS, Oslo, Norway and served as Director of Scatec AS, a leading Norwegian technology corporation. Ravi has also served as Chief Executive Officer of Moser Baer Photovoltaic Ltd., and PV Technologies India Limited, where he created one of the fastest growing manufacturing capacities in Asia.
Before entering the solar sector, Ravi worked with Delphi Corporation US in various management positions globally, including Country Manager ASEAN and MD for India and Thailand. In this role, Ravi covered six manufacturing sites and a Technical Centre. Under his leadership Delphi Steering India won the coveted Toyota best supplier award for manufacturing excellence.
Ravi has served as a member of the Indian PM’s solar technology mission and also engaged very closely with Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE), IREDA (Indian Renewable Development Agency) and NORAD (Development agency of Norway) on development of the future renewable and sustainable energy platforms in India.
He was on the advisory board of Private Equity firm NEA in Palo Alto CA and also has served on the board of American firms HelioVolt Corporation, Sol Focus, Solaria and Stion Corporation.