I v rao sir, our mentor and guide
We are honored and humbled by the presence of our mentor and teacher like Mr. I V Rao on board. His ken, ideas and vision serve as guiding lights for us in our journey as an automotive startup. His vast experience and knowledge from a technical perspective as well as the execution aspect of the automotive industry have been truly invaluable.
Mr. Rao needs no introduction; he holds a plethora of experience under his belt, having 36 years of association with Maruti-Suzuki India limited. He was Sr MEO ENGG, Executive Advisor, and Director, Maruti Centre of Excellence.
Serving in various capacities at R&D, he had been the chief architect behind the exemplary and cost competitive product development process of the company. He is also the brainchild behind the development of a low cost five seater van Eeco and one of the best selling cars under any segment MPV- Ertiga.
Mr. Rao is also a visiting senior fellow at TERI- The Energy and Research Institute- in their Center for Sustainable Mobility.