Sachin Patidar is a Senior Program Manager at Mercedes-Benz Research & Development India (MBRDI), which is headquartered in Bengaluru.
At MBRDI, the Indore-born Sachin leads a team of 42 engineers in the digital development of Daimler trucks and vans. Overall, he has over 15 years of experience in the automotive industry.
Soon after completing his Masters of Engineering in Machine Design from the University of Mumbai, in 2003, Sachin began his career with ARAI (Automotive Research Association of India).
He has diverse experience in automotive safety of conventional and electric automobiles. In 2014, Sachin was part of the team that worked on developing the eCanter – a light duty electric truck.
He is also the leading Incubator at MBRDI for business innovation to nurture and develop various disruptive ideas in field of electric mobility.