Posts by Satish Rao

The Energy Industry’s Renewed Emphasis on Venturing & Innovation

It’s no secret that for technology innovation to create value, the right partnerships and business models are as important as the technology itself. This notion rings especially true in the energy sector, where large corporates – from oil majors like BP and Shell to service providers like TechnipFMC and Worley to equipment manufacturers like Caterpillar…

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Accessing the Fast and Furious Pace of Autonomy to Transform Mining

Autonomous mining operations offer significant benefits, ranging from improving health and safety by removing people from hazardous environments, to improving productivity, reducing costs, and improving levels of mineral resource recovery. While the mining sector has been an early mover in autonomy, less than 3% of mobile equipment is autonomous after 15 years of development. The…

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Indian Oil & Gas Report Featured in AsianOil

Satish Rao and Clareo & KIN’s recent joint report on the Indian E&P sector were the focus of a feature story in Newsbase’s AsianOil this week, “India designs DSF rounds to attract entrepreneurs.” The article features significant commentary by Partner Satish Rao and focuses on India’s implementation of the Discovered Small Field (DSF) model as a…

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Learn Fast, Learn Cheap: How Large Organizations Can Accelerate Their Innovation Efforts

Market forces are fundamentally reshaping the industry. Many large organizations are exploring how to accelerate innovation through lean and design thinking approaches. They often find that traditional new product and market development approaches get mired with cost and schedule over runs. Clareo’s FastPath, a lean and rapid innovation approach, addresses these issues. Learning Plans are a…

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Achieving Radical Efficiency Gains in a Tough Environment

While at the Mining Strategic Excellence conference in Toronto this summer, Clareo’s Satish Rao sat down with Metal Bulletin Events to discuss the imperative for radical efficiency in the mining industry, how mining companies can incorporate successful strategies from other industries to their own businesses, and the implications of radical efficiency for the mine of the…

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Transitioning to a New Energy World

A report inspired by the Cleantech Innovation Summit 2014 Executive Summary The high long-term demand for energy is expected to increase demand across all forms of energy. While renewables are the fastest growing segment, traditional energy forms are expected to continue to dominate in the next couple of decades. The opportunity for cleantech is to…

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