Yogesh Umbarkar is the Vice President – Asia, responsible for Ricardo’s Advanced Powertrain Simulations Business in Asia. Mr. Umbarkar has over 16 years of diverse experience including manufacturing, design & analysis, technical support, sales and marketing mainly in Automotive R&D. He has worked with companies like Caepro Technologies, Cummins, L&T and Owens Corning. In his previous role as an Engineering Director at Caepro, he has led many successful power train technology consulting projects and was instrumental in developing simulation capabilities as well as creating new opportunities for the software and consulting business. Being a Harvard Executive Program alumni Mr. Umbarkar also hold a Master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from VJTI, Mumbai and an Executive MBA from S.P. Jain Institute of Management and Research, Mumbai. He has keen interest in simulations and has good understanding of powertrain design and simulation activities happening across the global automotive industry.