Reno-based gas detection sensor technology company NevadaNano announced Nov. 16 the addition of Naren Prasad in the role of Chief Product Architect and Delivery Officer.
His main task will be to lead the company’s hardware-enabled SaaS system, which targets new methane emissions rules that include leak detection requirements to reduce global warming from methane emissions.
“As one of the original developers and innovators of the Advanced Metering Infrastructure industry, Naren has a long history of enabling disruptive transformation in the IoT world,” Ralph Whitten, CEO of NevadaNano, said in a statement. “He will be a tremendous asset to NevadaNano as we continue to drive innovation in the gas sensing industry, by providing products to reduce methane and refrigerant emissions worldwide.”
Prasad has nearly 30 years of professional experience, which includes working in software development and leading product development teams for both new and established companies, according to a Nov. 16 press release.
He has held leadership roles for market leaders including Landis+Gyr, eMeter Corporation (now part of Siemens) and CellNet Data Systems (acquired by Schlumberger). He holds a patent for Message-Bus-Based Advanced Meter Information System with Applications for Cleaning, Estimating and Validating Meter Data.
Naren earned his B. Tech CSE from the National Institute of Technology Tiruchirappalli, India.