Rama Shankar Pandey

CEO, TATA Green Batteries

One of the Youngest Professional CEOs in India, An Intrapreneur, Business & Brand Builder with Innovative Purpose led approach. Passionate and actively engaged to fight the menace of alarming Road Deaths on Indian Roads by steering various road safety awareness campaigns. 25+ years of entrepreneurial and turnaround specialist experience in OEM and Aftermarket business in the auto component industry. EX MD & CEO, Hella India Lighting; Previously held Leadership positions at Bosch & Timken.

Executive Committee Member & Chairman of Aftermarket Committee & Founder Chairman of ACMA Taskforce on "Connected Vehicle"; ASDC Governing Council Member; FICCI Chairman - Road Safety. The Economic Times Most Promising Business; Leader of Asia 2019; India’s Best Leader in Times of Crisis by GPTW; Asia Pacific Entrepreneurship Award 2016 & 2021. At HIL - Winner of India’s top 25 Manufacturing Great Place to Work Company in 2019; Most Innovative Enterprise by CII in 2017 (Mid-Size Manufacturing); Company of the Year by Zee Business Dare to Dream Awards.

An alumnus & University rank holder at NIT Calicut, ICFAI Hyderabad, IIM Bangalore, AIMA’s flagship Global Advanced Management Program from the University of California, Berkeley at Silicon Valley. Six Sigma Green belt certified, Post Graduate Certification in Digital Marketing from MICA & Business Analytics certification from The Wharton School.

Social initiatives / volunteering: Co-founder of “Prayaas Bangalore” - Benefited 100’s of underprivileged youths get jobs and livelihood; Making Indian Roads Safer: Non Profit 'Drive Smart Drive Safe'