Chairman and CEO
Maneesh is a serial entrepreneur, VC, and teacher. He is focused on creating interdisciplinary innovation and creating meaningful and scalable solutions for the most pressing problems of our time. He is the founder of Thynk Ventures, a hands-on VC, investing in the intersection of AI, IoT, machine learning, and process automation. He has an MBA from Columbia Business School, and a BA in Economics (Magna Cum Laude) from Ohio Wesleyan University, where he was a Presidential Scholar. He is also an Innovation Fellow and a Founding Career Coach at Columbia Business School, teaching classes on innovation and VC.
Maneesh is the founder of Thynk Ventures, a venture capital fund, which leads investments across machine learning, AI, mobile, digital platforms, and SaaS companies.
He was Managing Director at Connecticut Innovations, where he invested in mobile, enterprise software, marketing automation, and IOT. Investments and advisory roles include Frevvo, Keisense (acq by Nuance), NetKey (acq by NCR), ROI (acq by Revionics), Premise (acq by Eclipsys), SilverSky (acq by BAE Systems) ShopText (acq by Anomaly), HigherOne (NYSE) and SmartEquip.
Rashmi Bomiriya, PhD
COO and Chief Data Scientist
Managing Director - R S Metrics Asia Holdings
Rashmi is responsible for executing RS Metrics’ business strategy and ensuring operational excellence globally. She is also responsible for designing and developing analytical products that combine internal and external data to generate actionable insights, continuously expanding data science capabilities within the organization, and guiding the diverse product development teams consisting of software engineers, data scientists, system support analysts as well as sales, marketing and partnership managers.
Rashmi holds a PhD in Statistics from the Pennsylvania State University and a BSc Special Degree in Statistics and has 14+ years of diverse industry experience.
Global Head of Operations
CEO/Director – R S Metrics Asia Holdings
Nilosha brings over a decade of industry experience and focuses on RS Metrics strategy and global operations. He holds an MBA from London Metropolitan University and a Bachelor of Science in Information Technology from the Sri Lanka Institute of Information Technology (SLIIT).
Nilosha has 12+ years of industry experience in managing and developing data driven products and strategies and running entire company operations.
EVP, Corporate Strategy and Partnerships
Malcolm is a leading expert on how corporations and investors can integrate climate data into capital allocation and strategic decision making, in order to properly assess the risks and opportunities presented by climate change. Malcolm currently leads a variety of commercial efforts and advises ESG teams on climate and ESG strategy at Novisto, a leading ESG data management platform.
Malcolm holds an MBA in finance from Columbia Business School, and an undergraduate degree in Physics from the University of Virginia.
Fractional Head of Sales
Michael Glasky brings invaluable experience and a genuine passion for climate tech. With a background in electric vehicle infrastructure and carbon project ratings, he works behind the scenes to drive change and progress. After helping ChargeLab expand their EV charging footprint across North America, he moved on to Noodoe EVOS where he worked with their Taiwan team to bring their solution to more North American partners. From there he helped prove Renoster's Carbon Project Rating product and bring it to market, developing partnerships and relationships with ESG groups at corporates and financial institutions across the globe.
As one of the founding members of UFTP Consulting, Michael focuses on nurturing climate tech start-ups and helping them grow.