Chinmay Pandit is Executive Vice President and is responsible for driving growth as well as the company’s investments for the Commercial Vehicles vertical. He is responsible for all client engagements in the Commercial Vehicles Vertical. Chinmay brings cross geography and multi-domain experience to accelerate strategic advancement for all clients within the vertical and further foster transformational growth for the company.
He also leads Vehicle Engineering & Design practice/business line of the company. The Vehicle Engineering & Design practice in KPIT offers new-age mechanical engineering services of design and simulation enhanced by technologies such as artificial intelligence, automation, digital twins and augmented/virtual reality. Vehicle Engineering & Design also bring in KPIT’s cross-practice expertise of software and feature development to offer mechanical and software integrated systems for the autonomous driving, infotainment, and electric & conventional powertrain domains to global clients across the passenger vehicle, commercial vehicle and new mobility segment. Balancing profitability with long-term sustainability continues to be Chinmay’s choice of focus, for this practice/business line.
Prior to this role, he was responsible for the Alternate Powertrain Products, the green products initiative of KPIT. As a technology company, KPIT designed and developed various xEV powertrain solutions primarily oriented for the mass market. He led the effort of bringing India’s first, indigenous smart electric bus to market. The hon’ble Prime Minister of India, Shri Narendra Modi inaugurated the same at the Indian Parliament in 2015.
He has rich experience of 15+ years. His assignments, before KPIT, include working with KPMG and Infosys. Starting his career as a Chartered Accountant in enterprise technologies, he brings a blended background in finance and technology. He is also a business graduate from J. L. Kellogg School of Business at the Northwestern University, USA.
Having worked in US and India, Chinmay currently operates out of KPIT’s Pune office.
Chinmay is avid trekker having scaled peaks in India, USA, Africa and Japan. Along with Mobility, he is passionate about touching lives through seemingly simple yet impactful community contributions.