Praveen Bhatt

Vice President – Infotainment & Connected Cars, MBRDI @ Mercedes-Benz R&D

Praveen Bhatt was born in January, 1978 in Anantanag, Kashmir, India.

In 1999 he received his Bachelor of Engineering degree in the area of Computer Technology from the University of Nagpur. He began his career with Applied Electromagnetics Pvt. Ltd, Noida in the area of Embedded Software for Avionics Systems.

From 2003 onwards, Mr. Bhatt moved to Bangalore and started his stint with Wipro Technologies where he was involved in the development of In-Flight Entertainment Software for Airbus A380 program.

From Avionics domain he moved to Automotive in the year 2006 when he joined Infosys Technologies where he was responsible for managing the embedded Software for Automotive Passive Safety Systems.

In April 2010, he joined Daimler’s R&D unit in Bangalore – MBRDI – as Senior Program Manager responsible for Infotainment area within Electrical & Electronics Engineering Department. During last 7 years Mr. Bhatt has been responsible for building and growing the Infotainment & Connected Cars domain.

On June 1, 2016, he took the position of Vice President for Infotainment & Connected Cars at MBRDI.

Praveen Bhatt is married and has two children.