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Shailender Thakur is the CEO of Zenmeter Solutions, our smart metering products company. He has a long and successful history of leading businesses that achieve revenue and profit goals.

He has worked tirelessly to establish Zenmeter as a premier smart meter provider, pursuing a sustainable business model, building a high-performing team, setting up many new systems and placing product quality at the core of its business.

Shailender is adept at diving deep into operational issues, brainstorming with his team and finding structural solutions to challenges. This has helped Zenmeter achieve a clear positioning as an Original Equipment Manufacturer for its customers, expanding its product portfolio and optimising its cost structures.

He has leveraged his in-depth understanding of the B2B and B2G products market and P&L ownership to grow Zenmeter's order book, customer base and industry integration. Under Shailender's leadership, Zenmeter has secured some of the biggest smart metering orders in India today. The company is at the forefront of the country's smart metering revolution underway and is on track to become one of the top three metering companies in India.

Zenmeter has been an ideal platform for Shailender to apply his previous experience as the leader of an electronic products and industrial automation solutions company for seven years. He also has general management and operation experience from working in private equity and during his career has set up new manufacturing plants in India and globally.

Shailender believes in being entrepreneurial and innovative in his work, and inspires his team to dream big, feel engaged, and foster creativity. He enjoys exploring new places and has recently taken up gardening as a hobby, which he finds very creative and refreshing. He holds a Master's degree in finance and an engineering degree at undergraduate level.

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Published: 16 Nov 2023

Last updated: 4 Jan 2024

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