Founder and Executive Chairman, Praj Industries Pramod Chaudhari , a first-generation Entrepreneur, is Founder and Executive Chairman of Praj Industries, a global process solutions company driven by innovation and integration capabilities in Bio-industrial sector, with references across five continents. Pramod is also President of Mahratta Chamber of Commerce, Industries and Agriculture (MCCIA) Pune for the term 2016-2018.AtConfederation of Indian Industry (CII), he spearheadedBiofuels movement in India since 2007,almost for a decade. He has been actively contributing on various Climate Change platforms including that of UN Leadership Forum on Climate Change. He hasseveral awards and recognitions to his credit including amongst ‘Globally Top 100 People’ in BioEnergyIndustry by USA based publication, ‘Biofuels Digest’. Pramod is a ‘Distinguished Alumnus of IIT Bombay (1971)’ and an alumnus of Harvard Business School (AMP 1995). He is great proponent of entrepreneurship and intrapreneurship development. Pramodis Advisory Board Member of several reputed academic institutionsin the field of Engineering, Technology and Management; fostering partnership between Industry and Academia.