Rajesh Menon

Associate Director, Systems Engineering

Rajesh is an Associate Director, Systems Engineering on the Affordable Electrification team.

Rajesh has close to 20 years of work experience across a variety of sectors and types of institutions. Prior to Sidewalk Labs, one of his most notable experiences was working on a rural electrification project out of Columbia University and the Earth Institute.

During this time, Rajesh was responsible for the development of software systems that managed Prepaid/PAYG electric services delivered through solar microgrids and deployed in remote, off-grid communities in the developing World. This exciting work was eventually spun off into a startup where Rajesh served as the cofounder and CEO/CTO.

Rajesh has a MS in Computer Science from NYU, Courant Institute and a BE in Electronics Engineering from the University of Mumbai, D.J. Sanghvi College of Engineering. A native of Mumbai, he has lived in Al-Khobar, Houston and New York. He currently resides in New Jersey with his wife and two kids.