The Solar Exchange management team is comprised of seasoned solar professionals with supply chain, ecommerce, software, and technology experience .

Z. Ed Lateef, Founder

Z. "Ed" Lateef is an entrepreneur who has successfully founded/acquired businesses across different sectors. He is the founder and CEO of Limelight Capital. With a strong passion for innovation, he drives the vision for growth and evolution of the businesses for the group. He founded some of the key growth and innovative companies of the group including SolarExchange.com.

Raveendra Kamat K S – Managing Director, Empergy

Raveendra Kamat K S is an Electronics & Communications Engineer, has been associated with the solar energy industry for 32 years. He brings to Empergy the knowledge and expertise gathered from over two decades in the areas of Techno-commercial sales, business development, training, consulting and management. In his current role as Managing Director, his responsibilities include strategic planning for Empergy’s entry and foot-print expansion in the Indian solar energy market along with establishment of solar projects and systems.

He will also play a critical role in strategic initiatives regarding M&A activities, joint ventures, financing, and other external company matters. He has vast experience of working in solar industry segments like solar thermal (ST) and photovoltaic (PV) components, products, projects, retail, and services to various industries. Prior to joining Empergy, he held the position of Director, Consulting Services – Techno-commercial for Entel Technologies Private Limited. He has also held various major portfolios in companies including Conergy, PV Line, Tata BP Solar and Central Electronics.