Ashwin Shashindranath is a Managing Director at Evergy Ventures, where he looks for and works with entrepreneurs and companies who are genuinely excited about being agents of change in the energy transition landscape. His current focus areas include Industry 4.0, Mobility, Climatetech, and cybersecurity.
Ashwin also serves as a mentor and advisor for Techstars Kansas City.
He previously served on the investment team at OpenAir Equity Partners, where his areas of interest included Internet of Things and aging-in-place technologies.
Ashwin has over 10 years of startup operational experience spanning both business development and product management roles. An app he created, 1Weather, still ranks in the top-10 weather apps on the Google Play Store.
Education, Personal, and Fellowship
Ashwin attended Missouri Institute of Science and Technology, where he received a bachelors degree, with Honors, in electrical engineering. Outside of work, Ashwin spends most of his time with his wife and three children exploring various cultures around the world.
Ashwin is serving his fellowship at Evergy Ventures as a member of Class 24 under the Mentorship of Pradeep Tagare (Class 10) of National Grid and Scott Ford (Class 11) of OpenAir Equity Partners.