To develop PayGo technologies that are usable, affordable and accessible to all sections of society, thereby transforming lives.
Co-founder & CEO
Ravi holds a B.S. Engineering degree from Michigan State University, USA and an MBA in Finance from IME, Pune. He has been awarded the 50 most influential solar leaders award in India in 2018. He is a solar pioneer having founded Agni Solar Systems Pvt. Ltd. in 1993. Ravi combines his love for the outdoors with playing the saxophone.
Co-founder & COO
Aditya holds a B.S.Engineering degree in Materials Science and Engineering from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, as well as an M.S. degree in Management and Technology from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He is the Founder of PYN Autocomp Pvt. Ltd.. Aditya is a mentor at the MIT Martin Trust Center and MIT Sandbox.
Head, Product Development
Amit is an Electronics & Telecommunications engineer from VIT, Pune with an ability to convert ideas to real-life working solutions. His expertise is in Electronics circuit design, programming and mechanical design. He has the skills to plan, design and manufacture technology based applications
Partner & Mentor
Dhruv holds an M.S. degree in Material Science and Engineering from Stanford University and an MBA from Harvard. He is also the Co-founder of Proptiger.com. Before Proptiger.com Dhruv co-founded iTrust, an online financial advisory and distribution company which was bought by Karvy. Prior to that, Dhruv was the CEO of GE’s Infrastructure business in India, and also led Institutional Sales for GE in the country. Dhruv is a passionate foodie and loves to read and travel.
Partner & Advisor
Harvey Michaels is a lecturer at MIT Sloan on the emerging Energy and Climate Solution Economy for the Sloan Sustainability Initiative, in collaboration with the International Urban and Regional Studies Program (SPURS). Harvey also directs the Energy Democracy Project in affiliation with MIT’s Climate CoLab, Media Lab, and Energy Initiative. Previously, Harvey was the founder of two leading energy efficiency and smart grid companies providing analytics and engineering systems. He also serves on the US DoE.
Hendrik De Soete
Head, Business Development (China)
Hendrik holds a degree in International Entrepreneuring from Artevelde University College in Belgium and an IMBA degree from Sun Yat-Sen University Lingnan College (China) in cooperation with Massachusetts Institute of Technology USA for which he additionally earned an exclusive 4-month scholarship. He is the founder of International Future Education Co. Ltd. and leads the business development of the Benelux Chamber of Commerce in the Pearl River Delta, China. Hendrik is proficient is Mandarin, Dutch, French and English. He enjoys exploring different cultures and its cuisines.
Customer Experience (Technical)
Mahesh is B.E. in Electronics & Telecommunication and M.Tech in Energy Technology from Birla Institute of technology. He is having a wide experience in designing & installation of solar PV systems. He has a keen interest in learning & innovating new technologies and also loves to travel different places to spread his knowledge to students.
KPay is proud to start working with NITI Aayog in implementing KPay’s innovative pay-as-you-go technology for solar, household appliances, pumps and farming equipment to transform the lives of the bottom-of-the- pyramid populace in rural India. Mr. Amitabh Kant, CEO, Niti Aayog and his team have taken this initiative and we share their vision of using technology to uplift the rural poor.
Member of GOGLA
We are a proud member of GOGLA which is the global association for the off-grid solar energy industry. Established in 2012, GOGLA now represents over 140 members as a neutral, independent, not-for-profit industry association. Its mission is to help its members build sustainable markets, delivering quality, affordable products and services to as many households, businesses and communities as possible across the developing world.
Member of GOGLA
We are now proud member of GOGLA which is the global association for the off-grid solar energy industry. Established in 2012, GOGLA now represents over 140 members as a neutral, independent, not-for-profit industry association. Its mission is to help its members build sustainable markets, delivering quality, affordable products and services to as many households, businesses and communities as possible across the developing world.
Over a billion people around the world are lacking adequate access to basic needs. KPay has a huge impact on this last mile customer. Our technology is usable, affordable and accessible to all sections of the society. The user can choose to pay for his device as per his need, bringing about true energy democracy. It allows affordability of larger devices, thus climbing the energy ladder.