Dr. Srini Mirmira is an executive with strong technical and business experiences in the fields of information technology and energy, spanning private, government, and international sectors. Over the last 15 years, in various roles, Srini has been responsible for product development, commercialization of new technologies, investing in and securing financing for programs and companies, managing domestic and international programs, and developing regulatory policies to create new markets.
Prior to joining Blue Ridge Networks, Srini served as a consultant to Monument Capital Group and the Ministry of Energy, Industry, and Mineral Resources of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Mirmira’s experience also includes the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), where he was a Senior Advisor for International Affairs and as a Program Director at the Advanced Research Projects Agency – Energy (ARPA-E). Prior to DOE, Srini was a successful venture capitalist, including his tenure as a Partner at RedShift Ventures and its predecessor SpaceVest. Mirmira has also held operational roles, having been a Senior Technologist at Applied Materials, where his efforts led to over $100M in revenue and the company capturing significant market share at Intel, Texas Instruments, IBM, and Samsung.
Dr. Mirmira earned a Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from Texas A&M University and an MBA with concentrations in finance and economics from the University of Chicago.