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"Soft Things about Hard Things"
In this talk, Swapnil is going to talk about Ather’s journey of transforming a dumb vehicle, to an intelligent one. And their constant endeavors in revolutionizing the mobility space.
Swapnil is an Engineering Design graduate from IIT Madras. Along with Tarun Mehta, he conceptualized 'Ather Energy'. With the
belief in an electric and connected future, Ather has built an entire EV ecosystem in India with a scooter as well as a charging
An ardent believer in the power of technology, he believes the best innovation happens when multiple technologies work together.
Intelligent electric vehicles for him exhibit the synergy between Software, Mechanical, Electronics, and Algorithms. This makes the industry the best playground for innovation and hence has huge potential for market disruption.
Swapnil prefers a hands-on approach to problem-solving. He believes that a great organization can be built by focusing on the minute details of a problem but at the same time not losing focus on the broader goal.
Swapnil works on both the long term technology roadmap for Ather, as well as day to day aspects of creating a top-notch engineering
team and culture.
Tarun Mehta & Swapnil were also listed on the Forbes 30 under 30 in 2018 and Fortune 40 under 40 list in 2017& 2019 for the innovative product that is redefining the Indian auto industry.