Venkat Sumantran

The urban mobility architect

Chairman, Celeris Technologies

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A seasoned pilot, Venkat Sumantran has an FIA racing driver’s licence.

Revamping auto industry business models is at the core of Dr. Venkat Sumantran’s passion. A Ph.D. in Aerospace Engineering, he spent over 30 years in the auto industry spanning the USA, Europe and Asia at companies including TATA Motors and GM. He is currently Chairman of Celeris Technologies and acts as an advisor to several Fortune 100 corporations. Dr. Sumantran has served on the Science Advisory Council of the Prime Minister of India and the Scientific Advisory Committee to the Cabinet of the Indian Government and has held several teaching positions. A sought-after speaker, he co-published the book Faster, Smarter, Greener: the Future of the Car and Urban Mobility (MIT Press, 2017).

 

Theme: Innovative technologies

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A seasoned pilot, Venkat Sumantran has an FIA racing driver’s licence.