Adviser to the Chairman's Office
With over 20 years of experience in developing electric vehicles, Chetan Maini is Founder and Chief Executive Officer of the Mahindra Reva Electric Car Company in India. The Economist conferred Chetan the 2011 Energy and Environment Innovation Award for his work in affordable electric vehicles. He was also the recipient of the India Business Icon Award for path-breaking work by Entrepreneur CNBC TV18 (2011), Entrepreneur of the Year by AIMA Managing India Awards (2010) and named by Business Week as one of the top 50 most powerful people in India to influence change (2009). Maini serves as Vice-Chairman of the World Economic Forum's Global Agenda Council on Personal Transportation Systems and as a Board Member of India's National Board on Electric Mobility. He has a BA in Engineering from the University of Michigan and an MA from Stanford University.