We at AutoMoto

Automoto is India's first Unique New generation automotive service chain growing across the country. Automoto delivers Quick, reliable and Eco-friendly services to vehicle owners across all the platforms.We cover all the vehicle from 2 wheeler to trucks. Our platform enables other brands which covers convenience stores, cafes, Pickup/drop facilities to associate and create a destination hub inside a fuel station.

Our motto Service Re-Engineered establishes the fact of how we differentiate from existing vehicle service technologies to a much faster way of servicing the vehicles. Our technological improvisation has led to many new services that the Automotive sector has not seen in India today.

We are associated with experienced and well established brands for our platform.After two years of experimental research closely working with one of the Oil majors to provide such services in Fuel Station, We proudly present to you Automoto.

The platform and outlet would be one of a kind in India and we are eager to take the whole customer experience into the next level.


meet OUR Team

Sreeraj PV
Co-Founder & Ideator

Sreeraj PV, an avid automotive enthusiast that has conceived and conceptualised the base foundation for Automoto

At Automoto, Sreeraj ideates to enhance the range of offering for the Automoto Sector

Whilst the youngest member of the team, Sreeraj leverages his automotive passion to deliver extra-ordinary experience to the client while optimising process and costs.

Sreeraj is an engineer in the making.

John Powath
Co-Founder & Strategist

John Powath is the Co Founder at Automoto where he rekindled his Automotive passion.

At Automoto, John focuses on getting the organisationto be Future Ready i.e. on How to Solve Tomorrow Problems Today

John comes with innovative out of the box thinking with grounded practical business outlook

John has over 25 years of extensive experience of working with large multinationals, Indian companies and entrepreneurial growth companies.

His previous avatars include Partner with Ernst & Young India, Tax Head for IBM India, South Asia, Asian Tax Head of Downer EDI etc.

John has a Bachelor’s degree in accounting and is a qualified Chartered Accountant.

Jerry (JDN) Sharma
Leader – Sustainable Growth

Jerry (JDN) Sharma leads the sustainable orbital growth strategies.

Jerry comes with over 5 decades of manufacturing, marketing and international business experience.

Jerry's strength lies in conceptual clarity, strategic vision networking; relationship management and building and mentoring high performing human capital.

Jerry’s international travel and management of overseas entities provides him with a deep understanding of a wide range of cultures and nationalities.

Previously, Jerry was the CEO of Easun Reyrolle Limited where he conceptulised and successfully implemented an orbital growth from US$ 5 million to over US$ 100 million. Prior to Easun Reyrolle Jerry was instrumental in Transforming SAB NIFE (now known as HBL NIFE) Power Systems Limited from a green field project to market leader with multiple battery technologies

Jerry is a Mechanical Engineer having passed out from IIT Kharagpur.

Vasudevan Thekkadath
Senior Vice President - Operations

Vasudevan Thekkadath role is ensue unparralled operational excellence for the roll-out which deliver optimal client satisfaction and cost.

Vasu comes with over 4 decades of experience in various roles starting from manufacturing right thru ‘ to marketing :

Vasu’s Strengths include:

Leading cross-functional Business function, developing vision into reality, clear thinker with exceptional analytical skills; and

Proactive individual who can rapidly identify business problems, formulate tactical plans, initiate change and implement effective business strategies in challenging environments to enhance revenue generation, cost optimisation, market share expansion and profitability.

Vasu was the CEO at Elgi Rubber Company additionally handling the profile of Chief Marketing Officer. Prior to Elgi Rubber worked in various profiles : Director Operations for a Startup , Vice President marketing for a Brand Management and Corporate communications company and a larger stint at Goodyear Tires India over 20 years from Manufacturing to heading a Strategic Business Unit

Vasu has a Bachelors' Degree in Engineering is a certified Chartered Engineer with extensive trainings in Leadership skills across Asean

Radhakrishnan
CFO

Radhakrishnan is the Chief Financial Officer and CSR Head at Automoto where he overseas the finance and CSR activities.

Radhakrishnan has overall experience of over 3 decades in the Finance & Accounting and Information Technology domains mainly in the CPG Industry and also in Management Consulting and in the Services sectors.

Radhakrishnan strenghts include: Driving value creation at strategic and operational levels; Managing cross functional teams in critical organizational initiatives; Proven experience in driving large improvement programs and managing change impacting the entire organization; and CSR and Social development processes and initiatives

Some of the key achievements includes: Consistent and sustainable sales and margin growth over a long period of time; Developing and implementing technology solutions across the value chain, including outside the company boundaries; and Restructuring and Reorganizing operation

Radhakrishnan worked at Nestle India for about 20 years in various roles in the Finance function across Accounting, Controllership and as Unit CFO (in divisions such as Sales & Marketing, Manufacturing and Business Unit). He was also CIO for the company’s South Asia Region. In addition to being a finance professional with broad and deep experience in Finance, he has successfully managed business and technology and was a key player in setting up an internal BPO, implementing technology across the value chain; Business Intelligence and SAP implementation.

Radhakrishnan has a Master’s degree in accounting and is a qualified Chartered Accountant and Company Secretary.

Ajit Chandra Mishra
Advisor

Ajit Chandra Mishra is part of Automoto’s Advisory Board.

Ajit comes with nearly 4 decades of business development, marketing & thought leadership experience in the Energy & Retail industry.

Ajit was previously Chief Marketing Officer at Essar Oil Ltd where he conceptulised and developed the Retail Network from 1,200 to 6,000 under 3 years and garned 5% market share.

Ajit was responsible for margin maximization and cost optimization. Head end to end marketing of refinery offerings.

By Qualification, Ajit is a Civil Engineer and has completed several Management Development Programs

B Vijay Kumar
Advisor

B Vijay Kumar is part of Automoto’s Advisory Board.

Vijay has a vast experience of nearly 4 decades in oil & gas mainly in the downstream sector.

His work experience is spread equally across national and international Fortune 500 oil companies – Indian Oil Corporation and TOTAL Group.

Vijay is the former Chairman & Managing Director of TOTAL M&S South Asia an affiliate of TOTAL SA France  

Vijay is a Chemical Engineer from NIT Rourkela with a Post Graduate Degree in Management from MDI Gurgaon.

Vinay Piparsania
Advisor

Vinay Piparsania, Founder and Principal of MillenStrat Advisory & Research, is a senior business and technology consultant, with over 30 years of operational experience at senior leadership levels in India, Asia Pacific, and the Middle East. Associated with Ford Motor Company for over 18 years, he has held progressive international marketing, sales and service responsibilities in Ford India, Philippines and at Asia Pacific; successfully planning, developing and launching several new models in these emerging markets. Vinay was also formerly President of TVS Automobile Solutions P Ltd (TASPL), a subsidiary of TVS & Sons, and a leading automotive aftermarket service provider in India. Branded MyTVS, TASPL is rapidly expanding its national network of company operated and franchised service workshops.

Based in Gurgaon, India, Vinay is focused on analysing industry data, identifying trends, concluding insights and writing articles on the continually evolving global automotive landscape.

A marketing expert, with technical and financial expertise, he has a mechanical engineering degree from the Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi (IIT Delhi) and an MBA from Tulane University, New Orleans, USA.