Millennium Magazine_9th Ed

144 Millennium - A Marquis Who’s Who Magazine ENERGY, ENGINEERING AND MANUFACTURING Drawing upon an inspirational background, Danny Dilip Wadhwani was born in Ghana in 1986 to a family whose influence exemplifies the possibility of rising out of poverty to create a household name. Recognized across the globe with the Wadhwani Family Fund, with operations out of the United States, Europe and Asia, Mr. Wadhwani’s family and its prestige were carried through by his grandfather, who taught him the value of acting responsibly with one’s wealth. Mr. Wadhwani was the first in his family to pursue higher education in the U.S., where he obtained a BS in business administration, with focuses on finance and management information systems and economics, from Boston University in 2009. With diversified experience to his credit, Mr. Wadhwani co-founded ThinkLite LLC in 2009 alongside his brother, and in 2012, he accepted the roles of both chief operating officer and chief financial officer. ThinkLite is renowned in the energy industry for its innovative approach to leveraging LED lighting in the midst of its reputation as an expensive and cumbersome lighting solution. As a pioneering company in its field, ThinkLite has risen above those stigmas and now holds a prominent role in the fitness industry. As time progressed, Mr. Wadhwani and his brother established a research development branch in Munich, a manufacturing branch in Seoul and a final assembly in China. Currently, he supervises the company’s operations across its three divisions – ThinkLite Energy, ThinkLite Grow and ThinkLite Air – in 15 countries. Impressively, ThinkLite Air has grown to prominence in light of the coronavirus pandemic as it provides technologies to monitor and clean air quality continually in several facilities. To attest to his success, Mr. Wadhwani has garnered several accolades, including among the Top 30 Under 30 Entrepreneurs by Inc. Magazine in 2015 and receiving citations from the Massachusetts State Senate and House of Representatives. ThinkLite was recognized among the 5,000 Fastest Growing Companies in the United States in 2013, 2015, 2017 and 2019, and Mr. Wadhwani himself was lauded as a Leader in Sustainable Entrepreneurship in the United States by the U.S. Congress. Millennium Magazine Featured Listee DANNY DILIP WADHWANI CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER, CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER, CO-FOUNDER ThinkLite LLC Natick, MA