Vice President, Low Carbon Solutions Technology, ExxonMobil

As the vice president for Low Carbon Solutions Technology, Prasanna Joshi leads a team of scientists and engineers focused on technology delivery in carbon capture, carbon storage and transport, hydrogen, low-emissions fuels, lithium and carbon offsets. His mission is to deliver the technology solutions that will be critical for ExxonMobil to lead in the energy transition by decarbonizing hard to abate sectors including the steel sector.

Joshi joined the company in 1998 and during the course of his career he has held a variety of leadership roles in process and modeling research, planning for research and engineering, supply and transportation and global marketing and sales. In 2018, he was named global sales director for the specialty elastomer business and was based in Shanghai, China, and in 2020, he became the corporate strategic research director before assuming his current position in April 2022.

Joshi earned his bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering from the University of Mumbai, received an M.B.A. with a major in finance from Tulane University and a Ph.D. at the University of Delaware.

He has served on the advisory board of the United Way of Hunterdon County, the Chemical Reaction Engineering Division of AIChE, the Catalysis Center for Energy Innovation at the University of Delaware, and the Singapore Energy Consortium management board.