Vinayak is a Director – Financial Services at Customized Energy Solutions. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst with extensive experience in power sector. His work includes providing investment analysis and developing proposed price structures for electric power projects. He also conducts market analysis to evaluate competitive energy market opportunities for energy, capacity, demand response and ancillary services, as well as evaluating issues associated with renewable integration.Vinayak was involved in valuing and structuring multimillion dollar deals in Power and Aircraft industries. Before joining Customized, he was Manager at BTU Power, a private equity fund based in Boston where he focused on power project finance and fund raising. Prior to BTU, he worked at RISConsulting, a Boston-based firm, where he was involved in aircraft securitizations and other structured finance products. Previously he had done research in nonlinear control systems where he worked on problems involving differential geometry and bifurcation theory. Vinayak holds Master of Science from Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta and Master of Engineering from V.J.T.I. Mumbai. He holds undergraduate degree in Electrical Engineering from Walchand College of Engineering, Sangli, India.