Koustuv Ghoshal


Koustuv Ghoshal is the Managing Director and heads inCode’s (Ericsson’s management consultancy arm) Energy/Utilities, Smart Cities and IoT industry consulting practice. He joined inCode/Ericsson having brought nearly 30 years of experience in various aspects of the energy & utilities, telecom and Private Equity sectors – from development of operations strategy to corporate investments and M&A transactions.
His principal focus is on business transformation toward “digital utilities” in the areas of asset management, IoT, Smart Cities, and Public Private Partnership (PPP) models. Currently he is involved in the development of several Energy Efficiency initiatives with PE Funds as well as energy companies – specifically integrating renewable energy, EV and telecom technologies.
Prior to joining inCode/Ericsson, Koustuv had leadership roles in managing strategy consulting practices and ICT managed services P&Ls: T-Systems/Deutsche Telekom (as Head of industry strategy for North America), Siemens (Vice President for Energy/Utilities business services for Americas), GE (Marketing Director in GE Energy), IBM (Managing Principal for Energy/Utilities Strategy & Change practice), and Andersen Consulting
(Senior Manager in Utilities practice).
Koustuv was nominated by PennWell (a leading industry publication) as “One of the Top 50 People in the World in Energy/IT”. He has a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering, and a Master’s degree in EE from the Univ. of Texas.