Nishikant Sonwalkar, Sc.D, mit, Founder and CEO

Professor of Engineering at University of Massachusetts Boston and Former Director of the Hypermedia Lab at Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Dr. Nish is a pioneer in the field of solar energy technology. He is actively involved in Molecular Dynamics simulations and Raman Spectroscopy research related to advanced material interfaces and nanomaterials for solar applications. His research related to advanced materials and solar applications motivated him to create SunDensity's SmartScreen Technology, which has the potential to revolutionize the solar energy industry. His current research interests are focused on the development of solar quantum interactions for the development of ultra-high efficiency solar cells. 



Former Commercial and Utility Scale Solar Plant Developer and Global Business Development for emerging Light Harvesting Technology (DSSC)

Kevin has 10 years of experience in marketing and selling solar solutions. He was the Development & Market Manager for NRG Energy, the largest solar energy producer in the world. He has keen sense of the design for the solar products and the panel design for usability and deployment in the commercial and industrial sectors.  He was responsible for the deployment for NRG’s energy products.

Deepak Shahane, Member of board

Former VP/GM of Conexant Systems, Motorola, and Distributed Renewable Energy Systems

With over 30 years of experience in high technology and clean energy, Deepak brings experience in both engineering and business to SunDensity. After successfully selling his first company, NetPlane Systems, Deepak held executive positions at Conexant, Mindspeed Technologies and Motorola before founding MetaMAX Communications in 2008 where he served as CEO. Deepak joined SunDensity in 2015 to establish the company in key initial markets, recognizing the impact the company’s technology will have. 


Members of the SunDensity team at their office in the Venture Development Center