Incepted in 2018 by Nisarg Pandya, drivebuddyAI is a deep-tech company, working towards building a technology that deploys AI assistance to the drivers, thereby avoiding collisions and helping fleets & logistics companies minimize their losses. With the aim to accelerate the evolution in the future of mobility, the team is constantly working towards enabling commercial fleets through an AI-powered intelligent driver & fleet safety platform. The idea is to bring complete transparency amongst all the stakeholders, utilising cutting-edge technology, AI and Computer Vision. Being amongst the pioneers in the domain, drivebuddyAI is working towards advancing the evolution of digital insurance and transportation industries with its home-grown technology including a hardware platform & cloud platform. The company is driven by a team of tech experts and entrepreneurial minds who come from versatile and dynamic backgrounds. The world is heading towards a data-driven decision-making process and the Founding Team is targeting the future of autonomy, claims-processing and underwriting at a global level, accelerating the traditional industry and conventional forms, by bridging the gap between the latest technology and legacy products.
drivebuddyAI aims to accelerate the evolution in the future of mobility through the transformation of the Fleet Management & Insurance Ecosystem. We are on a mission to enable commercial fleets with an AI-powered intelligent driver & fleet safety platform, ensuring drivers’ safety, reducing high-risk-loss-making events, and improving efficiency.
A first-gen entrepreneur, Nisarg is the Founder, CEO & Product Architect at drivebuddyAI, building the product from the ideation stage and scaling it to a globally deployable product. He comes with 7+ years of experience in building AI and Computer Vision technology products. Prior to starting his entrepreneurial journey, Nisarg has worked as Embedded Engineer for various organizations. He holds a Master’s degree in VLSI & Embedded System Design.
Kumar is the Vice President, Strategy, at drivebuddyAI, working towards formulating and executing the company strategies. He comes with 5+ years of experience in building startups. Before joining the team, Kumar was serving as an Advisor to Institute for Industrial Development, and founded PROJECT MANAS (a project on autonomous cars) and RAMUKAKA (a chef-curated platform). Kumar pursued B.E. in Mechanical Engineering from MIT.
Sandeep is the Vice President, Revenue, at drivebuddyAI, managing and driving growth across all functions including sales, marketing and customer eperience. A serial entrepreneur with rich and diverse knowledge, Sandeep brings to the table an experience of 20+ years with him in various fields including marketing, strategy, management, and business development. He is the proud founder of Acton Biotech and Hapy India. He has a diverse background and expertise in corporate sales, IT, biotechnology. Sandeep has completed his Master’s in Marketing.
Operating as the Chief of Everything & Board Member at drivebuddyAI, Rohan is the CEO and co-founder of Roadzen, a global insurtech company. With Roadzen, Rohan’s aim is to create transparency and seamless experiences for their clients in mobility, travel, and mobile insurance. Previously, Rohan was the CEO at Avacara- an enterprise data analytics company. Rohan pursued his Master’s in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Carnegie Mellon University.
Engaged as Board Member with drivebuddyAI, Ankur is the COO of Roadzen. Ankur has been associated with various ventures in the past and comes with rich experience in business strategy, team management, brand management, and sales strategy, among other things. He graduated with a master’s in Management and Marketing.
Haresh got associated with drivebuddyAI as an angel investor initially and later moved to the Advisory Board. He brings to the table a 15+ years of experience in desigining and manufacturing hardware prodcuts, which are deployed at global level. Haresh has steered the journey of the hardware platform for drivebuddyAI. Currently, Haresh is the Head, R&D Department at Mantra Softech India Pvt Ltd. He has completed his B.E. in Electronics and Communication.
Madan has been closely working with drivebuddyAI and assisting the core team at the strategic level since its inception. With a 20+ years of work experience, he has actively contributed towards envisaging and deploying the company’s cloud platform to the scale. Madan is an independent TOGAF certified solution architect. Prior to this, Madan was associated with L&T Infotech as a Senior Technical Architect. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering .