Pushyamitra Sharma is a graduate of IIT Kanpur (1974) with varied experience in the manufacture of heavy pressure vessel fabrication and end shields, low temperature coal carbonization and by product recovery which was being done for the first time in India. He also has experience managing a chemical consultancy organization providing turnkey execution of bulk drug and pesticide plants (the organization represented Benfield Corporation and Pullman Kellog in India). He has also headed a research and development organization active in the field of catalytic carbon-dioxide purification and organo-phosphate pesticide technology with new processes for key intermediate esters. These experiences brought a deeper understanding of mitigating risk, maintaining high quality and ways to ensure public safety and reduce exposure to liability. For the last two decades, he has been a partner at Filtech Industries, which develops and supplies point of use filtration products for PepsiCo Fountain Operations. He has also worked on nano fibre applications in water purification.