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SolarinBlue France

Chairman & Co-founder

Armand Thiberge

Eager to provide solutions to energy issues, Armand founded SolarinBlue in 2019. Being a serial entrepreneur, he has successfully founded Dual Technologies and Sendinblue, the latter one being now a reference in the IT sector. Armand is an engineer from École Polytechnique.
CEO

Antoine Retailleau

Convinced from the outset of the need for renewable energies, Antoine has over 15 years of experience in the field of solar photovoltaics. His knowledge is a major asset in the development of SolarinBlue technology. He is trained as an aerospace engineer and has a master's degree in management.
CTO

Jean-Christophe Dornstetter

Jean-Christophe worked on the R&D of photovoltaic modules and has experience in the field of IT and Telecom. He is an engineer from the École Polytechnique, holder of a Master’s in Quantum Physics from the Ecole Normale Supérieure and completed his doctorate on research topics in photovoltaics.
Hydrodynamics engineer

Naman Baderiya

Naman joined SolarinBlue as an R&D engineer. He is a naval architect from the Indian Maritime University with a European master's degree in advanced design of ships and offshore structures specializing in hydrodynamics from the University of Liège and the École Centrale Nantes.
Mechanical engineer

Nils Friedrich

Nils worked for 7 years as a research assistant at the Institute for Ship Structural Design and Analysis at the Hamburg University of Technology (TUHH). He has worked on several research projects, notably on weld fatigue with experimental fatigue tests. Nils is a naval architect with a doctorate in engineering from TUHH.

SolarinBlue India

Co-founder & CEO

Kapil Sharma

Joining team SolarinBlue with Armand as a co-founder in 2019, Kapil is a serial entrepreneur, and successfully founded SendinBlue with Mr Armand Thiberge. Worked extensively in the IT sector for more than 15 years. Kapil is a computer engineer from Dr APJ Abdul Kalam Technical University.
Hydrodynamics engineer & Project manager

Théophile Raux

As Project Manager in India, Théophile joined SolarinBlue India in Mangalore to take up the challenge of supplying green electricity to the Indian market. With previous experience in floating wind turbines at sea as an R&D Engineer and a degree in Hydrodynamics from ENSTA Paris, Théophile brings valuable technical information to the team.
Advisor

Arvind Jadhav

Mr Arvind Jadhav, IAS has joined SolarinBlue India in December 2020 as an advisor. He has experience of 40 years in government and corporate sector – tourism, aviation, energy - including renewable, project financing, industrial promotion and infrastructure development, international trade.
Have worked as CEO of federal and provincial level organizations in aviation, energy, finance, mining, housing & urban development, and textiles. Have Board level experience for last 32 years.
Legal & Operations

Mayank Mehra

Before joining SolarinBlue India, he has demonstrated history of working in the Business Advisory & legal services industry. Skilled in Debt Restructuring, Debt & Equity Financing, Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A), Leadership, Conduit to commission of Projects and Corporate Finance. Professional with legal and finance exposure with focus areas in Banking, Corporate, Finance, Regulatory Law and Securities Laws. Acting as CFO for NBFC and finance centrix businesses.

Solar energy is steering away from land

Launched in 2019, SolarinBlue is now working on several prototypes in France and India, these projects will be commissioned in 2021.

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