#DisruptionDialogues Episode 6: Commercial Vehicles Electrification Roadmap

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CONFERENCE SPEAKERS
Speakers
Pranjal Sharma
Pranjal Sharma
Economic Analyst, Advisor and Author,
World Economic Forum


The Podcast is hosted by our Chief Mentor, Pranjal Sharma, an Economic Analyst, Advisor, and Author, whose expertise straddles technology, globalization, and media. Pranjal leads public discourse across world renowned platforms, including St. Gallen Symposium, Horasis Global Meeting, and the AIMA. He has also served as a member of the Global Agenda Council at the World Economic Forum and is a regular speaker at Davos, organized by the WEF. His book, India Automated: How the Fourth Industrial Revolution is Transforming India, is one of his many acclaimed publications. He has held leadership positions with organizations like the Times of India Group, India Today Group, CNBC Network 18, and Bloomberg UTV. 


Zubin Sarkar
Zubin Sarkar
VP & Head of Strategy, Business Development, Marketing at Siemens Commercial Vehicles,
Siemens


Zubin leads the global strategy, business development, marketing, and sustainability for Siemens Commercial Vehicles. He has more than 10 years of experience in automotive & industrial goods, having worked with leading consulting firms such as Roland Berger, Boston Consulting Group, and industrial conglomerate Siemens across Europe, Asia Pacific, Middle East, and North America. He specializes in global electric commercial vehicle growth and performance improvement programs. During the lows of COVID-19 in mid-2020, he was instrumental in accurately predicting a V-recovery in global markets, more than 20% growth in 2021 market for electric commercial vehicles, globally, and pickup of retrofits and retrofit government policy. He holds triple degrees in a mechanical engineering, business management, and finance.