CMSF Speakers


Anurag Bajpayee

Chief Executive Officer, Gradiant Corporation (USA)

Anurag Bajpayee is the co-founder and CEO of Gradiant Corporation. Under his leadership, Gradiant has evolved from a technology start-up into a global brand with diversified applications and multiple divisions around the world. Prior to founding Gradiant, Anurag earned his PhD in Mechanical Engineering from MIT where he worked on industrial desalination and water treatment. His doctoral work was recognized by the Scientific American as a top 10 world changing idea and is now part of Gradiant’s technology portfolio.

Anurag has co-authored seminal journal articles and holds several patents in the field of water treatment. He also holds a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Missouri and a Masters from MIT. In 2019, Anurag was named one of MIT Technology Review’s 35 Innovators under 35 in recognition of his innovative work to treat the world’s most contaminated water and make desalination more efficient.