Meet Dilip Chandrasekaran, Head of R&D

His first attempt to get hired didn´t succeed, but he came back with a degree and some 25 years later he is in charge of the R&D-department at Kanthal. Meet Dilip Chandrasekaran and listen to his view on leadership and on heating for a sustainable future.

In this episode of the podcast Meet Sandvik you will get to know Dilip Chandrasekaran, Head of R&D at Sandvik´s division Kanthal. Born in India, moved to Sweden as a young boy and with an early interest in materials technology, he was well familiar with Sandvik already a long time ago.
“As a material scientist – Sandvik is a company you want to work for. I actually applied more than 25 years ago but didn´t succeed then, so I had to take the long way,” he explains.

More near term, Kanthal has been involved in hot projects like building the world´s fastest pizza oven and receiving a prestigious sustainability prize for their electric heating solutions. In the podcast, Dilip also shares some insights on what this has meant for the organization.

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