(01 October 2021) Talk on “Affordable Excellence: product design for quality, sourcing strategy, project management and execution.” by Ashish Gawade-Co-founder of Jeevtronics | Friday @ 4: 00 PM

Venture Center is happy to announce 4th talk of the series under Practical Insights: BY ENTREPRENEURS FOR ENTREPRENEURS


 “Affordable excellence: product design for quality, sourcing strategy, project management and execution”
Organized by NIDHI Center of Excellence @ Venture Center  | Supported by DST-NSTEDB and Venture Center
When: Friday | 1 October 2021 | Time: 04:00 pm 

About the talk: 
What could be affordable excellence?
Excellence= Planning for superlative performance vs. huge financial resources. The Systems Engineering “V”. 
Excellence= Adherence to international standards vs exceeding those? 
Excellence can also result from simply caring for the environment, people. 
Who do we team up with? Why is Pune suitable for this?
Who will benefit:  
  • Venture Center’s incubatee startups 
  • Aspiring/initiated/early stage/ start-ups & individual innovators who wish to learn from the first hand experiences of the senior entrepreneurs
  • Founders & CXO level team members of businesses    
About the speaker: Ashish Gawade, Co-Founder of Jevtronics 
  • Ashish is the Co-Founder of Jevtronics & CEO and Co-Founder at Bottom of Pyramid Energy and Environmental Innovations, India. He is a well known internationally as a serial social+technology entrepreneur. He has taken products from concept to patent to prototype to commercialization stage multiple times. He is passionate about developing triple bottom line businesses that positively impact the environment and people at the bottom of the pyramid. 
  • He was one of the first strategists worldwide to predict several technology + consumer trends in the Global Hybrid Electric Vehicles market. He has successfully led several large transnational, cross cultural teams composed of members from North America, Europe, Japan, China, and India in  companies like Cummins India Ltd, India,  Ford Motor Company, USA, Tata Motors, India. 
  • He brings a wealth of experience spread across Strategy, Planning, Product Development, Renewable energy, Medical devices, Vehicle Engineering, Manufacturing, Quality and Process Management.
  • Ashish has  MS in Mechanical Engineering from Wayne State University and MBA, Strategy/ Marketing from Ross School of Business,University of Michigan.


The talk is open to all. Interested participants must fill out the registration form online at:  



Event will be conducted using an online video webinar platform. Only registered participants will be allowed to participate in the event. Email invitations with links to participate at the event will be sent a day prior to the event.   
The event is FREE for participants. But organizers reserve the right to accept or refuse or delay registrations so to optimize the composition of the group and hence maximize learning for all participants

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Thanks & regards,