As part of the founding team of the company, Nilesh has played a crucial role in the Oorja story, overseeing the design and development of every Oorja device and application.
Nilesh’s experience spans almost 15 years in product design & development, Six Sigma, Computer – Aided Design (CAD) and toll development. He comes to First Energy after having worked with companies like LG, Philips and Tata Elxsi. When Nilesh is not working, he enjoys spending time with family or watching cricket and films.
Arkajit Mandal leads the Sales and Marketing division at First Energy. He has been instrumental in the Oorja story since its inception days from 2006, when he was chosen to be part of the team upon completion of the management trainee program at BP/Castrol. He was involved in the home use business, within BP, between 2007 and 2009, where he built the sales network and fostered the NGO – led network – creation model. Earlier, he has been the Head of Supply Chain Operations, Product Development and Service.
Arkajit has also worked in the sports retail industry where he has handled the business for Reebok across West India before returning to First Energy to work on the marketing and business development activities of Oorja’s commercial use business. Arkajit has also been responsible for acquiring one of the largest key accounts for Oorja. Arkajit earned an M.B.A from I.I.M. Ahmedabad and his Bachelor Degree in Technology from I.I.T. Madras. He spends his spare time reading and is an avid sports lover.