Tamin PechetCEO, Banyan Water LLC
Tamin Pechet is CEO of Banyan Water, an integrator of smart water management companies. He is also chairman of Imagine H2O, a global organization spurring entrepreneurship in the water industry through innovation prizes and a water business incubator. Tamin also serves on the board of directors of Lux Research, a leading provider of research and analytics on water and other clean technology markets. He is a frequent speaker on water business opportunities.
Previously, Tamin was a principal at Catamount Ventures, a $215 million venture capital firm, where he invested in and supported the growth of portfolio companies in water, energy, and the environment. Before joining Catamount, Tamin was a principal investor at Goldman, Sachs & Co., where he co-founded and managed Goldman Sachs' E&P Capital to invest in private energy companies, overseeing growth to over $200 million in capital invested. Tamin also served on the founding team of Goldman Sachs' Specialty Lending Group, a $1 billion middle-market lending business. Prior to Goldman Sachs, Tamin held a business development position with Launch Media through its acquisition by Yahoo!
Tamin holds an MBA from Harvard Business School and an AB with honors from Harvard University.