Full Name
Srini Godavarthy, PhD
Job Title
Chief Executive Officer
Speaker Bio
Srini Godavarthy, PhD, an experienced lithium executive, joined Li-Metal as Chief Executive Officer in May 2023, bringing with him more than 20 years of commercial and operational experience, with a global leadership background in specialty chemicals and lithium battery materials. Prior to joining Li-Metal, Dr. Godavarthy held the role of SVP of Portfolio Management at PTT Global Chemical (“PTTGC”), a multi-billion dollar publicly listed chemical company, where he was responsible for the identification, acquisition, integration and divestiture of companies that supported PTTGC’s sustainability and growth strategy. Before joining PTTGC, Dr. Godavarthy led the lithium metals and specialty salts business at Albemarle Corp, where his team was responsible for the commercial and technology development efforts for lithium metal, solid-state electrolytes and lithium metal anodes. He holds a Bachelor of Technology in Chemical Engineering from the University of Madras, a Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering from Oklahoma State University and an MBA in Finance from Colorado State University.
Srini Godavarthy, PhD