Business Innovation Lab

Mobility
and Automobile
Innovation Lab

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About MAIL

Driven by Maruti Suzuki, India’s No. 1 Automobile Brand and powered by most prominent Indo-Japanese seed fund and co-creation centre, GHV Accelerator, MAIL or Mobility & Automobile Innovation Lab, is an initiative to find innovative and cutting edge solutions in the mobility & automobile space, which are futuristic and customer oriented.

Maruti Suzuki’s MAIL seeks to create an ecosystem in India, which will provide the foundation for talent to thrive and make Innovation, a way of thinking.

Maruti Suzuki’s MAIL intends to drive forward thinking fueled by innovations and a commitment to bring the very best to Indian roads.

Purpose

Create and Drive the Power of Innovation in India for Mobility and Automobiles

Program

MAIL is a unique innovation program, initiated by India’s largest Automobile manufacturer, Maruti Suzuki and is powered by GHV Accelerator, the first Indo-Japanese seed fund and co-creation centre in the country.

Maruti Suzuki’s MAIL program focuses on the growth trajectory of applicants, by extending a common platform to evaluate their potential in the start-up ecosystem and provide them with necessary support and guidance, to accelerate their growth.

Mentors

Tanja Kufner - Startup Mentor
Tanja KufnerStartup Mentor, Germany

LinkedIn: linkedin.com/in/tanjakufner

  • Brief Profile
  • Specialization In
  • Working professional with over 25 years of rich experience in Investment Management, Business Development Strategies, Venture Capital, Management Consulting, and Telecommunications
  • Former Managing Director of Startupbootcamp Smart Transportation & Energy in Berlin, Germany - Worked with companies such as Mercedes-Benz, Cisco, Here, Airbus, DB, Kühne + Nagel, Vinci, EnBW, SBB, etc.
  • In 2017, EU-Startups named her one of the Top 50 Most Influential Women in the Startup and VC space
  • Having invested in over 100 startups to date, ranging from Seed to Series A
  • Automobile Startups & Innovations
  • Business & Product Optimization
  • International Market Development Expertise
Holger g. weiss - Mentor
Holger G. Weiss MD & CEO of German Autolabs Venture Partner, Target Partners GmbH

LinkedIn: linkedin.com/in/holgerweiss

  • Brief Profile
  • Specialization In
  • Over 15 years of experience managing & building technology-driven companies with innovative business models in the Future Mobility sector has extensive experience and expertise in the field of connected mobility
  • Previously MD & CEO of Aupeo Turned around Music Streaming Startup into Internet based Audio content for Auto industry
  • Active Board member of various Technology companies and also a Venture Partner at Target Venture
  • Product Management / Technology Expert
  • Business Strategy
  • Strong Investor Networking
Atul Arya - Maruti Suzuki Mail mentor
Atul Arya Head - Energy Systems at Division Panasonic

LinkedIn: linkedin.com/in/648625

  • Brief Profile
  • Specialization In
  • Responsible for Driving Energy Storage Business in INDIA and SE Asia for Panasonic
  • various leadership roles with Johnson Controls, Schneider Electric and Siemens
  • Worked in the area of
    • Identifying new growth areas (geographies and business segments)
    • expansion of sales and channel network
    • Alliances/ partnerships
  • Sales & Businss Development
  • Automation expert
  • Channel Partnerships & Product Development
Sanjay Mehta - Investor Mentor
Sanjay Mehta Investor Mentor

LinkedIn: linkedin.com/in/mehta-sanjay

  • Brief Profile
  • Specialization In
  • Awarded Angel Investor Of The Year 2017 by Let'sVenture - Board Member in TiE Mumbai
  • Currently have angel invested in 103 Start-up companies in diverse sectors.
  • Active member of Indian Angel Network, Mumbai Angels, B2B 1K Ventures & CIO Angel Network, Venture Nursery.
  • Business Development - Banding, Marketing & Sales
  • Product Management / Technology Expert (Blockchain Etc)
  • Strong Investor Networking
Rakesh Yadav - Maruti Suzuki Mail Mentor
Rakesh YadavCEO and Co-Founder AdGlobal360 India Private Limited

LinkedIn: linkedin.com/in/rakeshy

  • Brief Profile
  • Specialization In
  • Leading Expert on MarTech
  • Technopreneur
  • Expertise in Mid to Long term Value creation
  • Digital Strategy – Website and mobile applications - User Experience and Customer Journey
  • Data Structuring – Storing, Stitching and Analyzing Big Data for Signals that Matter to Business
  • Growth Hacking – Product Positioning, Rapid Prototyping and Scaling Disruptive Ideas
  • Organizational Planning - Building Team, Culture and Effective Middle Management
Dr. Tsutomu Tsuboi
Dr. Tsutomu Tsuboi General Manager Nagoya Electric Works Co Ltd., Japan

LinkedIn: linkedin.com/in/tsutomu-tsuboi

  • Brief Profile
  • Specialization In
  • Joined HITACHI from 1979 and worked for Electric Machine design until 1985, Network product management of Semiconductor div. from 1986 to 1997
  • Senior Manager of Renesas Technology from 2003 to 2010
  • Also a senior manager of Smart City div. of Hitachi Ltd. from 2010 to 2012
  • Currently the general manager of Nagoya Electric Works from 2014 and Project Leader of Indian and Japanese government program “SATRES: Science and Technology Research Partnership for Sustainable Development” from 2016
  • Program Management
  • Automation expert
  • Embedded Systems, Semiconductors and Telecommunications
Manji Suzuki - Mentor
Manji Suzuki Vice President, Innovation at Denso International

LinkedIn: linkedin.com/in/manji-suzuki-7500781

  • Brief Profile
  • Specialization In
  • Working for DENSO for over 30 years -Best directory of “DENSO Know-Who”
  • Wide diversity of experience in automotive - Hardware/Electronics/Software - R&D to After market
  • Deep knowledge and network in automotive - Good network in Japan, EU and NA
  • Working experiences in over 20 countries
  • International Business Network
  • Automotive Hardware/Software end-to-end strategy
  • After Market Solutions

Contact

Address: - #007, 8th Floor, Palm Spring Plaza, Golf Course Road, DLF Phase 5, Sector 54, Gurugram, Haryana 122003

Email: Contact@marutisuzukimail.com  

Innovative Mobility solutions

Mobility and Automobile Innovation Lab

ABOUT US
About Maruti Suzuki Mail

About Us

Driven by Maruti Suzuki, India’s No. 1 Automobile Brand and powered by most prominent Indo-Japanese seed fund and co-creation centre, GHV Accelerator, MAIL or Mobility & Automobile Innovation Lab, is an initiative to find innovative and cutting edge solutions in the mobility & automobile space, which are futuristic and customer oriented.

Maruti Suzuki’s MAIL seeks to create an ecosystem in India, which will provide the foundation for talent to thrive and make Innovation, a way of thinking.

Maruti Suzuki’s MAIL intends to drive forward thinking fueled by innovations and a commitment to bring the very best to Indian roads.

Maruti Suzuki Mail Purpose

Purpose

Create and Drive the Power of Innovation in India for Mobility and Automobiles

Maruti Suzuki Mail Program

Program

MAIL is a unique innovation program, initiated by India’s largest Automobile manufacturer, Maruti Suzuki and is powered by GHV Accelerator, the first Indo-Japanese seed fund and co-creation centre in the country.

Maruti Suzuki’s MAIL program focuses on the growth trajectory of applicants, by extending a common platform to evaluate their potential in the start-up ecosystem and provide them with necessary support and guidance, to accelerate their growth.

Mentor at Maruti Suzuki Mail

Mentors

Tanja Kufner - Startup Mentor
Tanja KufnerStartup Mentor, Germany
Details

LinkedIn: linkedin.com/in/tanjakufner

  • Brief Profile
  • Specialization In
  • Working professional with over 25 years of rich experience in Investment Management, Business Development Strategies, Venture Capital, Management Consulting, and Telecommunications
  • Former Managing Director of Startupbootcamp Smart Transportation & Energy in Berlin, Germany - Worked with companies such as Mercedes-Benz, Cisco, Here, Airbus, DB, Kühne + Nagel, Vinci, EnBW, SBB, etc.
  • In 2017, EU-Startups named her one of the Top 50 Most Influential Women in the Startup and VC space
  • Having invested in over 100 startups to date, ranging from Seed to Series A
  • Automobile Startups & Innovations
  • Business & Product Optimization
  • International Market Development Expertise
Holger g. weiss - Mentor
Holger G. Weiss MD & CEO of German Autolabs Venture Partner, Target Partners GmbH
Details

LinkedIn: linkedin.com/in/holgerweiss

  • Brief Profile
  • Specialization In
  • Over 15 years of experience managing & building technology-driven companies with innovative business models in the Future Mobility sector has extensive experience and expertise in the field of connected mobility
  • Previously MD & CEO of Aupeo Turned around Music Streaming Startup into Internet based Audio content for Auto industry
  • Active Board member of various Technology companies and also a Venture Partner at Target Venture
  • Product Management / Technology Expert
  • Business Strategy
  • Strong Investor Networking
Atul Arya - Maruti Suzuki Mail mentor
Atul Arya Head - Energy Systems at Division Panasonic
Details

LinkedIn: linkedin.com/in/648625

  • Brief Profile
  • Specialization In
  • Responsible for Driving Energy Storage Business in INDIA and SE Asia for Panasonic
  • various leadership roles with Johnson Controls, Schneider Electirc and Seimens
  • Worked in the area of
    • Identifying new growth areas (geographies and business segments)
    • expansion of sales and channel network
    • Alliances/ partnerships
  • Sales & Businss Development
  • Automation expert
  • Channel Partnerships & Product Development
Sanjay Mehta - Investor Mentor
Sanjay Mehta Investor Mentor
Details

LinkedIn: linkedin.com/in/mehta-sanjay

  • Brief Profile
  • Specialization In
  • Awarded Angel Investor Of The Year 2017 by Let'sVenture - Board Member in TiE Mumbai
  • Currently have angel invested in 103 Start-up companies in diverse sectors.
  • Active member of Indian Angel Network, Mumbai Angels, B2B 1K Ventures & CIO Angel Network, Venture Nursery.
  • Business Development - Banding, Marketing & Sales
  • Product Management / Technology Expert (Blockchain Etc)
  • Strong Investor Networking
Rakesh Yadav - Maruti Suzuki Mail Mentor
Rakesh YadavCEO and Co-Founder AdGlobal360 India Private Limited
Details

LinkedIn: linkedin.com/in/rakeshy

  • Brief Profile
  • Specialization In
  • Leading Expert on MarTech
  • Technopreneur
  • Expertise in Mid to Long term Value creation
  • Digital Strategy – Website and mobile applications - User Experience and Customer Journey
  • Data Structuring – Storing, Stitching and Analyzing Big Data for Signals that Matter to Business
  • Growth Hacking – Product Positioning, Rapid Prototyping and Scaling Disruptive Ideas
  • Organizational Planning - Building Team, Culture and Effective Middle Management
Dr. Tsutomu Tsuboi
Dr. Tsutomu Tsuboi General Manager Nagoya Electric Works Co Ltd., Japan
Details

LinkedIn: linkedin.com/in/tsutomu-tsuboi

  • Brief Profile
  • Specialization In
  • Joined HITACHI from 1979 and worked for Electric Machine design until 1985, Network product management of Semiconductor div. from 1986 to 1997
  • Senior Manager of Renesas Technology from 2003 to 2010
  • Also a senior manager of Smart City div. of Hitachi Ltd. from 2010 to 2012
  • Currently the general manager of Nagoya Electric Works from 2014 and Project Leader of Indian and Japanese government program “SATRES: Science and Technology Research Partnership for Sustainable Development” from 2016
  • Program Management
  • Automation expert
  • Embedded Systems, Semiconductors and Telecommunications
Manji Suzuki - Mentor
Manji Suzuki Vice President, Innovation at Denso International
Details

LinkedIn: linkedin.com/in/manji-suzuki-7500781

  • Brief Profile
  • Specialization In
  • Working for DENSO for over 30 years -Best directory of “DENSO Know-Who”
  • Wide diversity of experience in automotive - Hardware/Electronics/Software - R&D to After market
  • Deep knowledge and network in automotive - Good network in Japan, EU and NA
  • Working experiences in over 20 countries
  • International Business Network
  • Automotive Hardware/Software end-to-end strategy
  • After Market Solutions
Maruti Suzuki Mail Contact

Contact

Address: #007, 8th Floor, Palm Spring Plaza, Golf Course Road, DLF Phase 5, Sector 54, Gurugram, Haryana 122003

Email: Contact@marutisuzukimail.com