Meet The Team

The who, what and why our company exists

About our Company

Intelizon Energy intends to be the world leader in energy based product innovation for the developing countries. We are setting the standard for energy efficient products using a combination of lithium ion battery combined with solar, LED and advanced electronics technology to provide high quality and reliable solutions at affordable prices.

Our mission is straightforward: RELIABLE AND QUALITY ELECTRICITY FOR ALL – products and solutions that will provide productivity gains for people living in the rural areas worldwide.

Most companies in the world provide piecemeal solutions leaving it to the customers to create their own systems. Our focus is on the energy ecosystem – provide the best in class system efficiency through source and load management and combine it with reliable electronics for the balance of the system. To this end we have created innovative outdoor, indoor and portable lighting platforms. In addition we also provide the best in class sales and service to our esteemed customers.

Meet the Team

Kushant Uppal

PhD, Founder, MD and CEO

Kushant Uppal

Kushant has spent over 16 years developing industry leading technology products and businesses in the hotbed of innovation – Silicon Valley, California. He has incubated and managed global businesses in Asia, Europe and North America with sales up to Rs1000 mio and has hands on experience in manufacturing, R&D and marketing. In 2006, Kushant decided that energy efficient products are the key to enhancing productivity and presented a tremendous market opportunity for a new venture. The passion to create an enterprise has driven him to India to drive technology and business with focus on India and Africa. Kushant has an MS and PhD in materials science from University of Southern California and a B-tech from IIT Madras.

Ranjit Singh Uppal


R.S. Uppal

Mr R.S. Uppal has over 30 years of experience in sales and marketing of consumer products in India. He has successfully setup and managed distribution channels across India.

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Prof. Ashok Jhunjhunwala

Technical Advisor

Prof. Ashok Jhunjhunwala

Professor Jhunjhunwala is with the Department of Electrical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Chennai, India. He received his B.Tech degree from IIT, Kanpur, MS and Ph.D degrees from the University of Maine. From 1979 to He was with Washington State University as Assistant Professor from 1979 to 1981 and has been with IIT, Madras since 1981.

Dr. Jhunjhunwala leads the Telecommunications and Computer Networks group (TeNeT) at IIT Madras. TeNeT group has incubated a number of technology companies to develop world class products for Rural Markets.

Dr. Jhunjhunwala is a recipient of the Padma Shri in 2002, Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Award in 1998, Dr.Vikram Sarabhai Research Award in 1997, Millennium Medal at Indian Science Congress in the year 2000, H. K. Firodia for “Excellence in Science & Technology” in 2002, Shri Om Prakash Bhasin Foundation Award for Science & Technology in 2004, Jawaharlal Nehru Birth Centenary Lecture Award by INSA in 2006 and IBM Innovation and Leadership Forum Award by IBM in 2006. He is a Fellow of Wireless World Research Forum, Indian National Academy of Engineering, Indian National Science Academy, Indian Academy of Sciences and National Academy of Sciences.

Dr. Jhunjhunwala is a Director on the Board of SBI. He is also a Board member of several companies in India, including TTML, BEL, Polaris, 3i Infotech, Sasken, Tejas, NRDC, and IDRBT. He was a member of Prime Minister’s Scientific Advisory Committee.

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Kanav Sachdev


Kanav Sachdev

Kanav brings in over 7 years of experience across sales and marketing at Sukam along with a global educational background. He has an undergraduate from York University and business management from Brunel University London. Given his business acumen and inclination towards sustainable energy, Kanav with his passionate leadership is taking the Sukam brand and the company to the next wave of breakthrough growth.