Piyush Gambhir

Piyush Gambhir

Career Interests

Sustainable supply chain, waste management, circular economy, financial modeling, data analytics
Employment Sought:
Internships

Education

Master of Environmental Management, May 2019
Nicholas School of Environment
Duke University, North Carolina, USA
Concentration: Business & Environment
Coursework: Business Sustainability, Environmental Finance, Resource Economics, Marketing, Supply Chain Management, Life Cycle Assessment
Studies: Emission reduction and cost feasibility study for conversion of Steam Plant at into a Combined Heat and Power plant, Duke University." Developing a Business Model and Strategic Framework for Energy Efficiency and Sustainability Investments in Real Estate.
 
Bachelor's in Engineering, 2006-2010
Punjab Engineering College, Chandigarh, India
Major: Electronics and Communication
Studies: Feasibility of distributed concurrent downloading of common content in a BitTorrent peer group. Gender profile of self-financed ventures and problems faced particularly by women entrepreneurs. Demographic analysis of roadside barbers and exploration of options for their financial insurance and expansion.

Professional Experience

Sales Manager, International Marketing Division, Mobi Antenna Technologies, Delhi/Shenzhen
Handled key accounts profiles for major telecom operators and network equipment providers for five macro-categories of antennas and customizable device solutions. Cultivated channels for new product promotion and market collaboration. Involved in pre-sales customer engagement to better synchronize offerings and forecast requirement. Expanded national sales staff and ensured coordination among national and global teams. July 2015 - June-2017
 
Design Engineer, Schneider Electric India, Power & Solutions Centre, Bangalore/Delhi
Part of the project design team delivering turnkey solutions in electrical power distribution for a diversified client portfolio in oil, renewable power, water treatment and data centers. Provided pre-sales technical engagement support up to final commissioning of EPC projects. Facilitated on site and supply side coordination on a dynamic basis to reduce cost and time overlays. April 2011 - May-2012
Graduate Engineer Trainee
Market analysis to assess business potential and growth prospects in the field of electrical fire safety and prevention for Schneider Electric. Utilized statistical methodology (Six Sigma) to improve hiring efficiency at country level with overall reduction in input cost and time equivalent to 76% of initial man days. Organizing member from for Blaze 2011, an Inter College Energy Audit contest with an overall aim to increase awareness about domestic and industrial auditing and promoting innovations in the sector. July 2010 - March 2011

Additional Information

Current Positions:
Secretary, Nicholas School Student Council, Duke University
Financial Officer, Green Roof and Orchard Workforce (GROW)
Service Desk Representative, Perkins Library, Duke University
 
Past Position:
Joint Secretary, Dramatics Club, PEC
Member, Executive Body, IEEE
 
Languages: English-- Advanced Hindi-- Native Punjabi-- Native

Skills

energy efficiency
marketing
project management
sustainability
water resources management

Graduation Date

May 2019

Additional Resources

Preferred Location

International
Mid-Atlantic
Northeast
West

Preferred Sector

Business / Industry
Consulting
Research Institute / Think Tank