Monika Murugesan
Global VP, Product Management and Strategy - Schneider Electric

As Vice President of Global Microgrid Offer Management, Monika Murugesan leads the core team helping to deliver innovative microgrid technology and solutions, meeting the ever-changing needs of the new energy landscape. Monika has 20 years of energy industry experience and started her career in the industry as a protective relay firmware engineer at SEL. She took on a variety of roles at SEL like R&D manager, International Business leader, and Head of Product. She was VP of Marketing and Product Management at Sentient Energy before joining Schneider Electric. 


Monika earned her Executive M.B.A from Washington State University, M.S in Computer Engineering from Arizona State University, and bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from the Government College of Technology, India.


Monika is passionate about sustainability and decarbonization. Her other passion is coaching and mentoring. She spends her time teaching business schools and mentoring upcoming talent. She loves reading, gardening, yoga, running, and outdoor activities. She is an award-winning Toastmaster speaker. She speaks at various industry events and is a keynote speaker at the Society of Women Engineer events and entrepreneur events.