Antikythera Mechanism
The Antikythera mechanism an ancient mechanical computer designed to calculate astronomical positions. It was recovered in 1900–1901 from the Antikythera wreck. The construction has been dated to the early 1st century BC. (Courtesy Wikipedia)

K. Kasiviswanathan

Krishnan Kasiviswanathan

President and CEO
Gavelant LLC

Mr. Kasiviswanathan is the President and CEO of Gavelant LLC. Gavelant is a management consulting company providing strategic commercial and risk management consulting services to companies engaged in wholesale and retail energy business.

Mr. Kasiviswanathan has more than 17 years of experience in the energy industry with an in-depth knowledge in both physical and financial energy markets including Power, Natural Gas, Coal and Oil. He has hands on experience in managing one of the largest wholesale generation and retail portfolios with presence in Northeast, Texas and California. He also ran a large and successful proprietary energy trading desk. His corporate risk management expertise include market risk, credit risk, operational risk and enterprise risk management.

Prior to founding Gavelant in August 2013, Mr. Kasiviswanathan had held several executive positions at NRG Energy including Chief Risk Officer and Vice President of Commercial Operations. Prior to NRG, he was with Select Energy, the unregulated subsidiary of Northeast Utilities from 1997 to 2006, where he had held several front and middle office positions of increasing responsibilities. He has Master of Science and MBA degrees from University of Connecticut, Storrs.