Naveen Sikka

Founder & CEO

Naveen is TerViva’s Founder & CEO. Since 2009, he has been recognized as a thought leader at the intersection of agriculture and renewable energy. Prior to starting TerViva™, Naveen completed his MBA from UC Berkeley, where he focused on energy and resource economics. At that time, Naveen co-chaired the Berkeley Energy and Resources Collaborative (BERC), which under his leadership formed the “Cleantech to Market Program” to spin off promising technologies at Lawrence Berkeley Lab. Prior to getting his MBA, Naveen worked as a management consultant at Gemini Consulting and TPI (formerly a part of the Monitor Group), in the realms of biotech, finance, and human capital. Naveen graduated as a Class Senior Marshal with a Bachelor of Arts degree from Columbia University, during which time he studied and worked in France and West Africa.  He is a member of Environmental Entrepreneurs and the New Innovators Council of the World Resources Institute.