About GoVidyouth

OUR TEAM

Our team consists of four industry experts with over 55 years of combined experience from Ford, Volkswagen AG, Maruti and TVS. We are highly motivated with a vision to pragmatic electric two-wheeler solution to Indian mass market.

Rutooj is Hybrid-electric vehicle engineer, presently with Ford Motor Company, US. Rutooj has a PhD (Kentucky) and Post-doctoral Fellow (Berkeley, CA) with specialization Lithium Ion Batteries for Automotive Applications (US). He has about 12 international journal articles and 10 patents/patent applications. Rutooj plans to move back to India in Oct 2012 to concentrate on the startup.

Dhananjay is an experienced automotive designer, presently with Volkswagen, Germany. Dhananjay has a MA in transportation Design from (Germany) and Post Graduate Diploma in Automobile Design, National Institute of Design (Ahmedabad, India). Dhananjay previously worked at Tata Motors, Maruti Suzuki.

Rakesh is a Global Mobility Expert with over 29 years of experience in enhancing business development in two/three-wheeler companies in India and various other countries. Rakesh is an MBA from Kurukshetra University with a major in Marketing. Rakesh played various leadership roles in various two-wheeler and three-wheeler companies such as TVS, Piaggio, Daewoo etc.

Sai Deshpande is an Electrical Engineer with domain expertise in battery controls for automotive application (presently with Ford Mo Co, US). Sai has MS in electrical engineering. Sai plans to move back to India in Oct 2012 to concentrate on the startup.

Professor Jitendra is an assistant professor at IIT Delhi is a startup mentor for GoVidyouth Mobility. He is specialist in Precision mechanisms, machines, products and devices with large research and engineering background. He has 11 international research publications.

ACHIEVEMENTS

  • SPARK Incubation center, Ann Arbor, Michigan: GoVidyouth won 2nd prize at the SPARK Boot camp Finale.
  • New Enterprise Forum (NEF), Michigan: GoVidyouth won 1st prize at the Pitch-Pit, a business pitch competition organized by NEF.
  • Himalayan Innovation Challenge, IIT Mandi, India: GoVidyouth won 2nd prize at the Pitch-Pit, a business pitch competition organized by NEF.
  • SAE International: Selected among the seven finalists for the SAE Connected vehicle competition held in Detroit Michigan
  • Sino-British Summit: Selected among 20 startups by London Business School for Sino-British Summit 2019.

2nd Prize at the Himalayan Innovation Challenge

2nd Prize at the SPARK Boot Camp Finale

1st Prize at the NEF Pitch-Pit

CAREERS

Please contact us at careers@igovidyouth.com

PARTNERS

IIT Delhi Incubation Center FITT

SPARK Ann Arbor, Michigan