Ratna Garapati was promoted to the role of Managing Director and CEO – India in August 2022. He joined CyanConnode in November 2020 as the Chief Operating Officer, managing India’s operations and customer delivery functions, and has an overall experience of twenty-eight years in implementing digital transformation processes in products and services companies. During his tenure as Chief Operating Officer, he was instrumental in CyanConnode’s deployment of more than 1 million RF nodes in India.
Ratna’s most recent role before joining CyanConnode was as Vice President for India at Trilliant, with responsibilities including business development, strategy and operations. Prior to this, he was the Business Unit head and Chief Delivery Officer of Smart Energy / Smart Cities for Fluentgrid where he customised and deployed the world’s largest Cloud Utility Billing Solution in Uttar Pradesh for 22 million consumers in 6 months and demonstrated proven scalability of MDMS for 10 million smart meters. Overall, Ratna has been involved in implementing multiple smart grid pilots in India, actively participating in the implementation of over 5 million Smart Meters under Smart Meter National Programme by Govt. of India.