Mr. Kanchan Kumar Singh
Achiever's Success Story
Transforming Electric Mobility as Senior Director at Gogoro India
In the dynamic realm of electric mobility, Kanchan Kumar Singh stands as a trailblazer and a catalyst for change. Armed with a graduation in Mechanical Engineering, a Masters in Automobile Engineering, and an MBA in Operations Management, he currently serves as the Senior Director-Engineering & Operations at Gogoro India Pvt Ltd, a prominent Taiwanese electric vehicle (EV) manufacturer specializing in smart electric scooters and an advanced battery swapping system.
Gogoro’s cutting-edge technology allows vehicles to be recharged in seconds, revolutionizing the electric vehicle and infrastructure landscape. Kanchan, with his extensive background in Engineering & Operations, oversees the entire value chain, from acquiring new technology and vendor management to vehicle development, testing & certification, and the establishment of factories for electric vehicles, batteries, and battery swap stations.
A true jack-of-all-trades, Kanchan played a pivotal role in launching flagship products, both scooters and motorcycles, from the ground up. His leadership extends to Research & Development, Operations, and Business Development, showcasing his versatility and holistic approach to business management.
With a career spanning over a decade, Kanchan has worked with multiple international auto companies, gaining invaluable experience in traditional vehicle design & development. Starting in the automotive Internal Combustion Engine (ICE) sector and transitioning seamlessly to Electric Vehicles, he holds design patents in the automobile domain, showcasing his dedication to driving innovation and sustainable transportation.
As an aficionado in negotiation and relationship building, Kanchan has collaborated with foreign businesses and producers, gaining a profound understanding of the industry. At the forefront of the EV revolution, he shapes the industry’s direction, accelerating the transition to electric mobility. His passion for clean energy, deep understanding of automotive technology, and commitment to sustainability make him a driving force in the electric mobility landscape.
A passionate business leader and innovator, Kanchan Kumar Singh continues to inspire the next generation of engineers, leaving an indelible mark on the electric mobility landscape and paving the way for a more sustainable future.