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Clean Tech's New Boss: Hara Founder Amit Chatterjee

Hara founder Amit Chatterjee brings a software angle to the green scene.

This story appears in the January 2011 issue of Entrepreneur. Subscribe »

Amit Chatterjee is pure Silicon Valley. It's all over his résumé--SAP, Cisco, Oracle. Software and IT are in Chatterjee's blood. So he's the last person you might expect to be leading cleantech's new charge. And that's exactly why he's winning.

"If it was a clear day, you could see the bay," Chatterjee says as he gestures through the expansive windows of his new office on a hillside complex in San Mateo, Calif., surveying the Silicon Valley landscape. "That's Oracle, and the hardware companies are clustered over there, and all the software guys are down here."

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