In the fourth episode of the Shoonya podcast, we have with us Mr. Tarun Mehta, CEO and co-founder of Ather Energy. Tarun grew up in Ahmedabad and graduated from IIT Madras in 2012 where he developed over a dozen prototypes. His core interest being electric vehicles led him to quit his job at Ashok Leyland and build Ather Energy. Today, Ather Energy is driving green transition in India by reimagining sustainable mobility starting with the electric two-wheeler market.
Tarun has also served on the ‘Technical Advisory Group for Electric Mobility,’ to the Government of India and led the Electric Vehicle group in the Champions of Change program organised by NITI Aayog. Tarun is listed on the Forbes 30 under 30 in 2018 and Fortune 40 under 40 list in 2017 & 2019 for the innovative product that is disrupting the Indian auto industry.
This episode is hosted by Ms. Samhita Shiledar, Manager at RMI.