Meet the team working to get energy access out to the last mile

Affy

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CEO – Affy has a simple vision, let’s get power to everyone really fast so we can unlock another billion minds to contribute to the future

Damo

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CTO -Loves fostering teams to be the best they can be, deploying processes, metrics and a positive can-do culture with technical know-how, now that’s a recipe for success

Nithya

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Product Management – Don’t let her smiles fool you, Nithya means serious business making sure our various products are aligned to our sustainability & high impact goals

Kisa

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Project Development – Passionate in renewable energy and impact, Kisa makes sure that numbers add up and the next project is on the way to provide clean and reliable power to the people

Matt

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CFO – Matt is a man full of smarts. He manages Okra’s finances & facilitates the data science team in running various simulations, models and algorithms that form a key part of Okra’s smart grids

Marika

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HR & Communications – A company is as good as the people inside of it. Marika takes pride in ensuring the people in Okra are supported to be the best and happiest they can be

Otteh

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Service Delivery Lead – He knows exactly what is going on in the field and will certainly put every little drop of sweat to the task of empowering end-users through power access.

Batters

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Firmware Lead -Loves fostering teams to be the best they can be, deploying processes, metrics and a positive can-do culture with technical know-how, now that’s a recipe for success

Callum

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Manufacturing Lead – Electronics, Hustle, China and making sure our products come off the press on time and reliably for our partners to deploy

Ferg

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Hardware Lead – He wears the leader hat and also the friendly colleague hat. And he’s damn good at being both. Ferg comes from a background in Hardware Design for self driving car equipment

Oscar

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Power Systems Engineer – Hailing from the big smoke of Siemens, Oscar is now an off-grid 50V DC pioneer

Sovvers

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Community Engagement (KH) – He used to be a monk but now he’s found his calling in bringing energy out to the community and ensuring everything Okra does has a positive impact

Gabi

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Machine Learning Engineer – Helping out NASA for fun on weekends – Gabi works on automating the alerting engine, remote sensing, grid mapping and network planning

Kenneth

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Community Engagement (PH) – He is humbly watching out for typhoons and crossing oceans to make sure none of the two affect the electricity access of the community we serve

Sophany

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Administration – Ensuring that not only can Okra keep bringing the light but that the lights stay on at Okra – handling administrative matters to keep the wheels in motion

Landry

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Firmware Engineer – Working close with the hardware team in China, building out ATE, EOL & running firmware scripts all while dreaming up the next big hit chocolate fondant recipe

Aditya

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Hardware Engineer – Many people have test anxiety, not this man. He works on hardware design and takes the lead on test plans for our electronics

Georg

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Firmware Engineer – From the road to the classroom and from one time-zone to the other. Georg is ready to jump on his (PCB) board and chase nasty bugs while working on new exciting features

Buccaz

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Hardware Engineer – Testing. Adjusting. And strumming da bass. His name is Sam Bucca, and he’s our main man in China developing quality control machines.

Amr

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Firmware Engineer – Patient with a team who cannot pronounce his name, Amr fearlessly tackles the hardest of firmware bugs. He is the man behind the Edamame screen – if we can dream it, he can build it.

Chee Hua

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Senior Hardware Engineer – Considering he already owns a whole hardware setup at his home it wouldn’t be a lie to said that hardware means much more than work to this mastermind

Matthew

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Software Engineer – Outside of the impeccable hairstyle he has an impeccable talent of simplifying complex software challenges. He also proudly holds the credit for the dark mode on Harvest

Jerin

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Community Support – He traveled Australia collecting experienced like others collect stamps only to confirm what mattered to him was to meaningfully support people.

Markus

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Sales Engineer – Avid listener and multi-talented character, Markus knows what he is doing and does not shy away from any opportunity. A unique gift: his brain comfortably hustles in 3 different places at a time.

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