Pramod Jain is a leading expert in Wind Power, Energy Storage and Internet of Things. He is a consultant to private developers, the Asian Development Bank, USAID, US Department of Energy, United Nations Development Program, Inter-American Development Bank and others. One of his areas of focus is improving the operations of wind and other power plants through solutions that include sensors, cloud computing and smart analytics. Pramod has provided consulting in the USA, Bangladesh, Guyana, Jamaica, Mexico, Mongolia, Indonesia, Lebanon, Philippines, Sri Lanka, St. Kitts, Suriname and Vietnam. He is the author of a book Wind Energy Engineering, McGraw-Hill, NY, published in April 2016. He holds a B. Tech from Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay and Ph.D. from University of California, Berkeley.
Arun Ramamurthy is a Senior Public Management Specialist (ICT & e-Governance) at ADB. Arun is an expert in designing and implementing digital technology solutions and innovations in development economics activities of ADB. His recent work includes piloting new connectivity and communications technologies in Bhutan and Myanmar. He is presently involved in conceptualizing Internet of Things and Artificial Intelligence solutions through ADB interventions in India, Cambodia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines, and the People’s Republic of China. He was with Tata Consultancy Services, India and worked in the US, UK, and Singapore before joining the ADB.