We are a cross-functional team based in the US, Europe, S. America and Asia. Ours is a diverse, global team with executive leadership experience spanning fifty countries spread over five continents. We have over five hundred years of collective experience in building and transforming businesses in different parts of the world. As business leaders, we have created hundreds of millions of dollars in stakeholder value in multiple global industries. Our multidisciplinary educational background includes electronics technology, science, business, law, finance and communications.
As the CEO of DestinHaus, Murli is responsible for worldwide vision and strategy. With an MBA from the University of Chicago and a Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering from MIT, he formerly worked with BP and led U.S. and European businesses with revenues over $1 billion per year.
Expertise includes Chemicals, Energy & Automotive.
Hema serves as the COO of DestinHaus, where she oversees all daily operations. She received her Ph.D. in Condensed Matter Physics from Purdue University and previously conducted research in superconductivity at Argonne National Laboratories.
Expertise includes Advanced Materials, Electronics & Life Sciences.
With a Ph.D. in Chemistry, Rangasamy has over 20 years of experience in the Chemical and Polymer industries, particularly in the fields of technological innovation and new product development. He currently holds 17 international patents in his name.
Expertise includes Chemicals and Advanced Materials.
Holding an MBA from the University of Helsinki, Raunak heads up DestinHaus, New Delhi and serves as the general manager for DestinHaus in India, where he oversees client projects pertaining to client global business development through market expansion and product innovation.
Expertise includes Electronics, Chemicals, Energy and Automotive.
Prior to his work as a professor at Fukuoka University specializing in Commercial Science, Keiichiro built a 31-year career with a sogo-shosha, or general Japanese trading company, where he focused on business administration in the Petrochemical and Biochemical segments, among others.
Expertise includes Chemicals and Market Development.
Angad is an expert in investment industry research with over seven years of experience working across multiple sectors including private equity, venture capital and institutional investment companies. He holds a Bachelors of Commerce degree from Pune University in India and an MBA from Symbiosis International University, India.
Expertise includes Primary Research, India Business Development and JVs.
Hemant joined DestinHaus after 30 years with Schlumberger managing innovation and advanced R&D projects. Expertise includes logging, drilling fluid, cementing, stimulation, heavy oil and shale gas. Holding over 30 patents, Hemant has a MSc in Chemical Engineering from University of Bradford, UK.
Expertise includes energy, disruptive technology, innovation and product development.
Kaleel joined DestinHaus after 23 years with 3M, where he managed the Post-it®, 3M™ and Scotch™ Brands. He initiated six major partnerships and had P&L responsibility for businesses with several $100 MM in annual revenues. A Six-Sigma Black Belt, Kaleel has a bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering and an MBA from the University of Illinois.
Expertise includes M&A, JVs, innovation, marketing and brand building.
Arjun received his Ph.D in Organic Chemistry from University of Southern California. His doctoral work focused on fluorine chemistry and development of molecules for treatment of specific diseases.
Expertise includes Chemicals, Life Sciences and Data Analytics.
With a Bachelor’s in Technology from IIT Madras and an MBA from IIM Calcutta, Sivaram is a former IT executive at HCL Technologies who combines experience leading business operations of Indian IT majors and Japanese multinationals with the perspective of an IT entrepreneur.
Expertise includes Technology, Chemicals and Energy.
Takashi Awaya joined DestinHaus after spending nearly 25 years in the Japanese semi-conductor industry working for Hitachi, ON Semiconductor and Casio. He has a Bachelors Degree in Engineering from Nihon University, Japan. He is based in Tokyo and is responsible for client relationship management and business development for DestinHaus in Japan.
Rahul joined DestinHaus after completing his Master of Science in Chemical Engineering from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. While at the University of Michigan, Rahul’s work focused on polymeric materials for the Pharmaceutical and Chemical industries.
Expertise includes Chemicals and Life Sciences.
With 25 years experience in the insurance industry, primarily with State Farm Insurance, Deanna has a broad background in assisting agents in the start-up of new agencies. She is a notary public and as executive assistant provides administrative support for all DestinHaus offices worldwide.