Dr. Srin Achanta is the Founder of SciTech Patent Art. Srin founded Scitech Patent Art (SPA) in the year 2002 in response to a call requesting patent analytics help from the R&D organization of a Fortune 50 client. Srin was on the Board of Directors of SPA until 2012 when he joined the firm full-time as Chairman and Managing Director. Srin brings with him extensive experience in innovation, strategy and marketing in global markets. He has worked in strategy, innovation and marketing roles for large corporations in the USA, Europe, India and Southeast Asia.
He served as Senior Marketing Director for India and Southeast Asia at UOP, a Honeywell Company until 2012. Prior to this role, he served as Strategy and Business Development Director in Honeywell's corporate headquarters in New Jersey. He has also held positions with Booz & Company as a management consultant and The Procter & Gamble Company as a group leader in Emerging Technologies. A Merit Award winner in Chemical Engineering from IIT Madras, Srin holds a Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering from Purdue University and an MBA with High Distinction from University of Michigan at Ann Arbor.