CEO at Malta
Ramya is an Unreasonable Fellow. Ramya was part of Unreasonable Impact Americas 2021.
Ramya is the CEO of Malta Inc, which is developing utility-scale, long-duration energy storage technology. She led the spin-out of Malta from X, Google’s Moonshot Factory, and leads the company’s vision to enable a sustainable, just transition from fossil fuels to clean energy.
She currently serves as a member of the U.S. Secretary of Commerce’s Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Advisory Committee, and is a Clean Energy Education and Empowerment (C3E) Initiative Ambassador and a Select Global Women in Tech mentor. She was named one of 21 Rising Stars in clean energy by Business Insider.
Before founding Malta, she was the CEO of Rye Development, a hydropower development firm that she grew to be the leading developer of new hydropower projects in the US. She expanded Rye’s platform into pumped hydro storage in a JV with National Grid. Previously, she was a public finance banker and senior managed more than $10 billion in financings. She holds a Master’s in Public Policy from the John F. Kennedy School of Government and a BA in Anthropology from Amherst College.