Arvin Ganesan is the Chief Executive Officer of Thermal Battery Corporation, a climate tech company that is developing a long duration and flexible energy storage system to accelerate the adoption and utilization of renewable energy. Arvin previously served as the Global Head of Environmental and Energy Policy at Apple, where he led teams focusing on clean energy procurement, circularity, and engagement with electric utilities.
Prior to that, Arvin was Vice President for Federal Policy at Advanced Energy Economy (AEE), where he led efforts to support policies that enable rapid growth of businesses that develop and use advanced energy technologies.
Before joining AEE, President Barack Obama appointed Arvin to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), serving first as Associate Administrator for Congressional and Intergovernmental Relations, a role in which he was primary political advisor to then-EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson on congressional and political strategy. He later served as the agency’s Deputy Chief of Staff, overseeing the development, rollout, and communications of environmental policy. Prior to his tenure with the EPA, Ganesan was the primary advisor to U.S. Senator Frank Lautenberg (D-NJ) on all energy and environmental matters, including the Clean Air Act and climate change, toxic chemicals, and national water policy.