Mr. Indian Auto Engineer
I grew up in New Delhi, India and did a Bachelors degree in Electronics & Communication Engineering. Moved to the USA 7 years ago for a Masters in Electrical Engineering at Wright State University. Passionate about cars and after an internship at Mercedes Benz North America, decided to work for a Global German engineering consulting firm as an Autonomous and Electric Vehicles Systems Engineer. My role is to wear multiple hats depending upon the project I’m working on. I work on multiple projects at a time and act as a technical consultant to large automakers in Europe, Japan and North America to help them bring out the next Autonomous Vehicle to the market. I’ve been promoted twice in 5 years and serve as a technical subject matter expert or lead a team of 6 to 8 engineers to deliver a product.
Undergrad School: Manav Rachna International University
Undergrad Major: Electronics and Communication Engineering
Age: 30, Ethnicity: Asian or Indian
Other Degree/Certification: Master of Science in Electrical Engineering and CORe (Credential of Readiness)
School Name: Wright State University and HBS Online
Extracurriculars: Professional Violinist, Test / Race Track Driver (Motorcycles and Cars), Volunteer Teacher at Blind School for 8 years
Title: Engineer - Autonomous and Electric Vehicles
Length of Employment: 5 yrs, 2 mos
Big Life Wins:
I have presented autonomous driving systems at conferences and to government regulators / automakers landing large contracts for the entire autonomous vehicle development for the next 3 to 5 years. Top 5% performer at my firm.
Post MBA Goal:
Short Term Goal is to transition to Strategy or Management Consulting at an MBB firm to familiarize myself with real-world business experience. Long Term Goal is to work for Waymo, Mercedes Benz, or Ford and lead their Autonomous and Electric Vehicle Business.