Karmjit Sidhu has over 25 years experience in sensors product development, as well as directing business development and strategy in the advanced industrial sector at various public and private sensor companies.
In addition to his role at Daybreak Capital Partners, Mr. Sidhu is the Head of Business Development at Sidhu Laboratories, an advanced energy storage system company involved in the development of next-generation batteries, photovoltaics, and other devices.
Previously, Mr. Sidhu served as Global Director Sensor Business Development at TE Industrial Sensors Group, the $600 million industrial sensor division of TE Connectivity Ltd (NYSE:TEL). He was also Head of TE Connectivity’s oil and gas industry vertical within its worldwide Industrial Sensors and Controls unit.
Mr. Sidhu was the co-Founder and Executive Vice President of Business Development at American Sensor Technologies (“AST”), which in September 2014 was sold to TE Connectivity (NYSE: TEL) in an approximate $70 million transaction.
At AST, Mr. Sidhu led sales and marketing efforts as well as the conceptual design of new products and was responsible for all key multi-national accounts including Mercedes-Benz, ABB, General Electric, Raytheon, Chart Industries, Danaher, Schneider Electric, Emerson, British Petroleum, Chevron, Nissan, and Schlumberger, among others.
Prior to co-founding AST, he was the Chief Sensor Engineer for Measurement Specialties, Inc., and responsible for the growth of their pressure sensor business, with particular sector expertise in automotive, energy, and water quality.
Previously, he was a sensors engineer at Lucas Control Systems Products (formerly known as Schaevitz Engineering).
Mr. Sidhu is named on numerous patents relating to sensor technologies. Mr. Sidhu holds a B.S. in Electrical and Electronics Engineering, an M.S. in Industrial Measurement Systems from Brunel University, England and is also a Doctoral candidate in Materials Science at New Jersey Institute of Technology.