Ravi Pandit Co-Founder KPIT


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Founded in 1990, KPIT is among India’s leading independent software development and integration partners serving mobility to attain a clean, smart, and safe future. KPIT is a global technology company specializing in providing IT consulting and product engineering solutions to Automotive, Manufacturing, and Energy & Utility companies. It is the only embedded software company with deep domain expertise across CASE (Connected, Autonomous, Shared, Electrified) domains. 

With 7000 automobelievers across the globe specializing in the embedded software package, AI, and digital solutions, KPIT accelerates clients’ implementation of next-generation technologies for the long-term quality roadmap. It is currently headquartered in Pune, Maharashtra. Including India, KPIT has engineering centers in Europe, the USA, Japan, China, Thailand.


The company was Co-Founded by Ravi Pandit in the year 1990. Ravi Pandit is the Chairman of KPIT Technologies Ltd. His vision as the Founder of the company has driven KPIT towards achieving a leadership position as a product engineering and IT consulting solutions and services provider, to three industries namely automotive & transportation, manufacturing, and energy & utilities. He has played a key role in planning KPIT’s strategy and building a unique partnership model based on innovation and sustainable development.

For more than twenty years under Ravi’s leadership, KPIT has complemented its deep trade & technology experience with a presence in relevant geographies, and extremely scalable delivery infrastructure to let clients expand their product development footprint, enhance operational efficiencies, and optimize overall business processes.

Ravi along with his innovative and dynamic ideas has successfully established and grown partnerships with customers, partners, and industry bodies, setting high parameters in corporate governance, regional cooperation, and co-innovation and for his contributions. Ravi was honored with the J Irwin Miller Award of Excellence by Cummins and Rotary Excellence Award for exemplary leadership and outstanding performance. He is also the recipient of the Maharashtra Corporate Excellence (MAXELL) Award for his extraordinary excellence in entrepreneurship.


KPIT provides various services and software solutions in the form of products & services to automotive companies and business such as Autonomous Driving, Connected Vehicles, Electric & Conventional Powertrain, Vehicle Diagnostics, AUTOSAR, and Mechatronics.

  • Autonomous driving and ADAS

The company offers system engineering, annotation & labeling, semantic segmentation, multicore engineering, data analytics, feature development (AI, ML, Controls, CV), multi-sensor (camera + lidar) labeling to name a few.  

  • Electric & Conventional Powertrain

It includes offerings like production software development, model bases system engineering, verification & validation. Under product software development, the company provides legacy to model conversion service, controls/software architecture development, etc. Services like requirement engineering & management, requirement elicitation & validation come under model-based system engineering. Under verification and validation, test strategy development & execution, requirements validations, and virtualization are the core services. 

  • Connected vehicles

It includes offerings like OTA (Next-generation Over-the-Air update solution for automobile application), KITE (Automated validation of cockpit display ECUs), and KIVI (In-vehicle infotainment platform). 

  • Vehicle engineering and designing Solutions

KPIT governs the Design of Electrical control systems for industrial & process automation. It provides classical services like value engineering, new product design & development, ECU packaging, and virtual validation. Under new-age solutions, it offers knowledge-based engineering, digital twin, smart harness, AI-driven CAE, and integrated electrification solutions. 

With immense experience in a range of industries and applications, KPIT provides its clients with reliable systems with proven concepts. KPIT focuses on developing packaging solutions for ECUs with consideration of many factors such as space, safety, regulations, functionality, and heat dissipation.


KPIT has managed to grab the eyeballs by winning numerous accolades at various platforms. Some of the prestigious awards include: 

  • The prestigious Verafirm-certification from BSA for software assessment.
  • The Microsoft customer spotlight recognition award for Reimaging cloud
  • The IT excellence – Best Implementation Award to KPIT under the Desktop Virtualization category
  • The EMC transformers Award for deploying cutting edge technologies and achieving substantial business benefits with high-end technology implementation in 2013
  • Cummins CMD Awards 2012 in CSR category
  • Best Performance in Service Delivery’ award from SAP India
  • Oracle Excellence Award for Specialized Partner of the Year – North America in Regional SI/Reseller in 2012 

KPIT is an independent software Integration focused on automotive & mobility. It works on cutting-edge technology programs and accelerates the implementation of next-generation technology for future requirements.





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