Desikan Sundararajan


India Country Manager

Dr. Desikan Sundararajan is the Head of Equinor India. Desikan has several years of experience in operations, R&D, business development and technological transformation of operational challenges across automotive, glass and energy industries. With Equinor, Desikan has worked in upstream oil and gas production in the US and also with renewables and CCUS business development in Norway.

Desikan has a PhD in Chemical Engineering and an MS in Environmental Engineering. Desikan is known to be a profound thinker and shaper of climate and sustainability issues in the energy industry. He has served on the Steering Committees and as a Technical Advisor for several US Department of Energy funded studies on climate and environment.  

SESSIONS WITH Desikan Sundararajan

Monday, October 14

  • 11:30am - 12:15pm


    Agora Studio: Technology & Innovation in Energy

    Energy companies are making efforts to reinvent themselves by taking advantage of new technologies to make their operations safe, reliable, and efficient. Innovations in digitalization and clean energy solutions offer the prospect to increase sustainability, productivity and efficiency of existing activities through the energy chain. New opportunities are emerging in the production and transportation of energy, and in how companies interact with consumers.  Which technologies offer the most promise for the energy industry? Can the industry rapidly deploy new innovations? Which types of players and partnerships hold the key?

Tuesday, October 15