Mahesh Basavanna

Mahesh is passionate about environmental sustainability and has worked in water conservation, energy, and resource efficiency. Mahesh is the CEO and Founder of OrgTree and Founder of McD BERL. His entrepreneurial ventures have come out of his passion for sustainability and his core belief in creating a sustainable future. OrgTree is his third entrepreneurial venture. He has been in the professional world for over 22 years and took his first plunge into the world of entrepreneurship with McD Built Environment Research Laboratory in 2003, followed by SecPod Technologies in 2008 and OrgTree in 2015. The passionate socio-economic development scientist believes in the power of ideas and teamwork to change the world. With each of his ventures, he aims to do just that. His passion is food, agriculture, green buildings, and Engineering in general. Risk-taking, creative thinking, and action-orientated are some of his traits. His hobbies are reading, cooking, watching adventure movies, travel, and space.