Mr. Ivan Sahaholds a B.Tech degree from Calcutta University (1992) and an M.Tech degree fromIndian Institute of Technology,Kanpur (1994). In 1995, he joined Indian Space Research Organisation and led technology development in space grade solar cells, MEMS and optical sensors for 12 years. Subsequently, in 2007, he joined Moser Baer PV and was the head of the crystalline silicon technology verical at that company. Since January 2013, he is the President and Chief Technology Officer of Vikram Solar and ispresentlyhaving the overall responsibility for the entire Manufacturing Business Unit of Vikram Solar. Amongst the significant achievements, Mr. Saha has been instrumental in developing indigenous photovoltaic device technology for space applications, set up commerical operations of new startups in PV and established heterojunction cell, and high efficiency module technologies in India. He is a certified six sigma black belt, holds six global patents in PV technology domain and has published more than 65 research papers ininternational journals and conference proceedings. He has participated in several PV technology forums across the world as keynote speaker and an industry expert. He is a member of FICCI, CII and other industry bodies and represented the Indian PV industry in international shows and events.