About

Tata InnoVista is a unique 'One Tata' platform for recognizing and celebrating innovations of the companies at the group level. Participating in the group-wide initiative encourages and motivates the teams and promotes a culture of collaborative innovation, learning and sharing. Tata InnoVista demonstrates the ability of our teams to solve real business problems with innovative solutions, their focus on creating visible impact and the intrapreneur culture. Over the years, Tata InnoVista has evolved into a central enabler for nurturing the enthusiasm of our teams towards innovation and building a sustainable innovation culture.

This award category is aimed at recognizing innovations that have been implemented successfully with demonstrated results and have created an impact on the company’s key business metrics (e.g. revenue, margins, operational KPIs). These innovations could be either customer focused or internal to the company.

Implementing bold ideas require audacious, sincere and wholehearted attempts at creating global / industry first products, services and processes. Sometimes such innovations require multiple attempts to succeed, with different concepts and approaches. A culture of risk taking, failing fast and applying learnings is core to encouraging innovation in the organization. This award category is aimed at recognizing teams who did not initially achieve the desired results but are raring to go again with new solutions to achieve their goals.

This award category is aimed at recognizing global / industry first technologies that have been developed and tested / piloted successfully but are yet to be implemented (in the form of products, services or processes) at scale. These are promising technologies which will deliver noteworthy innovations, when fully implemented.

Best-in-class Designs transform the functional aspects of a product, service or a process to deliver delightful experiences. In today’s experience economy, Design is core to reimagining products and services with the consumer at the center. This award category is aimed at recognizing design innovations that have been implemented successfully with demonstrated results. These innovations could either be customer focused or internal to the company.

Strategic collaboration with partnership ecosystem enables Tata companies to create and deliver differentiated products and services. These partners greatly complement the capability of our companies to remain innovative, competitive and ahead-of-the-curve. This award category is aimed at recognizing partners of Tata companies who have proactively delivered innovative solutions that have created a significant impact for the company. This includes innovations by suppliers, channel partners or technology partners.

"More than ever before, we must be ready to think every problem afresh, to change and innovate…"

~ J.R.D. Tata (July 29, 1904 – November 29, 1993)

Winners

Case Studies

Jurors

Adil Ahmad

President – International Business

Tata Global Beverages

Amitava Bakshi

Chief Procurement Officer

Tata Steel

Anand Sen

President TQM & Steel Business

Tata Steel

Ananth Krishnan

Chief Technology Officer

TCS

Ashok Sethi

Chief Operating Officer & Executive Director

Tata Power

Bibhudutta Baral

Professor

NID

Debashish Bhattacharjee

Vice President Technology & New Materials Business

Tata Steel

Errol D'Souza

Director

IIM Ahmedabad

Harrick Vin

Chief Services Innovation Officer

TCS

Harish Bhat

Brand Custodian

Tata Sons

Mayank Pareek

President - Passenger Vehicle Business Unit

Tata Motors

M. Balakrishnan

Deputy Director

IIT Delhi

Modan Saha

Chief Executive Officer

TSMG

Rajendra Petkar

Chief Technology Officer

Tata Motors

R. Mukundan

Managing Director

Tata Chemicals

Revathi Kant

Chief Design Officer

Titan

Richa Arora

Chief Operating Officer - Consumer Products Business

Tata Chemicals

Rishi Srivastava

Chief Executive Officer & Managing Director

Tata AIA

Roopa Purushothaman

Chief Economist & Head of Policy Advocacy

Tata Sons

Shane Fitzsimmons

Group Synergy Officer

Tata Sons

Shanmugh Natarajan

Vice President – Creative Cloud & Digital Media

Adobe Systems India

Shiv Brat Singh

Professor

IIT Kharagpur

Siraj Chaudhry

Former Chairman

Cargill India

T. Venugopalan

Adjunct Professor

IIT Madras

Vikram Bapat

Vice President and Head Infrastructure Business

TCE

Adnan Ahmad

Region head india

Clariant Chemicals

Devi Murthy

Founder & Managing Director

Kamal Kisan

Divya Jha

HR - Director

Johnson Controls

Gautam Chatterjee

Vice President – Strategic Science Group

Unilever R & D, Bangalore

Indu Shahani

Dean

Indian School of Design

Laxami Rebecca

Creative Director

Red Bangle

Milind Atrey

Professor

IIT Mumbai

Prabhu Rajagopal

Associate Professor

IIT Madras

Ranjit Konkar

Principal Faculty

National Institute of Design

Rudramuni B

Executive Director & Head

Dell India R&D Centre

Shishir Joshipura

Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer

Praj Industries

Sudhakar Mhaskar

Chief Technology officer

Marico Limited

Sudhakar Pottukochi

Vice President - Technology

Eaton

Sumit Mukhija

Chief Executive officer

STT Global Datacenters

Tridibesh Mukherjee

Retired Director

Tata Steel

Yashwant Narendar

Director

Saint Gobain Glass

Ashish Seth

Vice President

Taj Hotels

Ganesh Iyer

Chief Commercial Officer

Tata Projects

Swapnil Dubey

Vice President

Tata Communications

Vishwas Deshpande

Vice President

TACO

Aashish Mehra

Partner

Strategy & PwC

Ajit Kalghatgi

Director (R&D)

Bharat Electronics

Anil Wali

Managing Director

FITT IIT Delhi

Hemmant Jha

Chief Design Officer

Godrej & Boyce

Mariasundaram Antony

General Manager

GE Power

M S Ananth

Former Director

IIT Madras

Nikolai Dobberstein

Partner

A T Kearney

Rajiv Warrier

Managing Director

Sodexo Benefits

Sameer Soman

Managing Director

ThoughtWorks

Sandhya Vasudevan

Chief Operating Officer

Deutsche Bank

Shivalik Prasad

Executive Director

Map My India

Sukla Chandra

Global Product Leader

GE Power

Uday Athavankar

Adjunct Professor

IIT Bombay

Venkat Krishnan

Regional Director

Microsoft India

Vibha Padalkar

Executive Director & CFO

HDFC Life

Vijay Jain

Co-Founder and Director

Orra Fine Jewelry

Ajay Nanavati

Former Director

3M

Anil Gopinathan

Vice President

Ingersoll Rand Engineering & Tech center

Aromar Ravi

Director

IIHS, Bangalore

Ashwini Aggarwal

Director-Government Affairs

Applied Material India

Avneesh Agrawal

Co-Founder and CEO

NetraDyne

Bhaskar Ramamurthi

Director

IIT Madras

Datta Kuvalekar

Director

Forbes Marshall

Ishaat Hussain

Non-Executive Director

Tata Sons

Krishnan Balasubramaniam

Dean

IIT - Madras

Lalitesh Katragadda

Founder

Swaja Labs

LR Natarajan

Former COO

Titan

Parameswaran Venkataraman

Vice President

Reddy Studio Labs

PJ Narayanan

Director

IIT- Hyderabad

Raghavendra Vaidya

CIO

GE - Global Research Center

Sanghamitra Bandyopadhyay

Director

IIT - Kolkata

Suresh Sethi

Vice Presedent

Whirlpool

Uday B. Desai

Director

IIT-Hyderabad

B. Muthuraman

Managing Director

Tata Steel

G.K Pillai

Chairperson

Tata International

Hari L. Mundra

Independent Director

TACO

Kalyan Kumar Ray

Professor

IIT- Kharagpur

Krishnan Balasubramaniam

Professor

IIT - Madras

J. K. Mitra

Faculty

FMS, University of Delhi

Jai Asundi

Research Co-ordinator

CSSTP

Manohar Singhla

Dean

University of Delhi

Pradyumna Vyas

Director

National Institute of Design

Ravi Poovaiah

Professor

IIT - Madras

Ravi Gururaj

Chairman and Co-founder

Frictionless Ventures

Rishikesha T. Krishnan

Director

IIM Indore

Sanjiv Mehta

CEO & MD

Hindustan Unilever

Satish Gokhale

Director

Design Directions

S Ramadorai

Vice Chairman

TCS

Vibha Paul Rishi

Independent Director

Tata Chemicals

Ashok Gupta

Executive Director & CEO

Indo Rama Synthetics

Ashok Jhunjhunwala

Professor

IIT - Madras

Deepak Satwalekar

Independent Director

Infosys

Hema Ravichander

Strategic HR Advisor

kStart

Husein Esufally

MD & CEO

Hemas Holdings PLC

Ireena Vittal

Independent Strategic Advisor

Blufin Advisors

Michael Foley

Managing Director

Foley Design

Nawshir Mirza

Non Executive Independent Director

Tata Power

Ravi Kirpalani

Managing Director

Castrol India Ltd

Sangeeta Talwar

Managing Director

Flyvision Consulting

Satish Gokhale

Director

Design Directions

Subodh Bhargava

Chairman

Tata Communications

Sudhir Jain

Director

IIT- Gandhinagar

Sunita Kohli

Founder

Sunita Kohli Interior Designs

S. Mahalingam

Former CFO and Executive Director

TCS

Vinita Bali

Managing Director

Brittania Industries

Yashwant Thorat

Executive Chairman

Dry Land Farming Mission

Amit Sharma

COO

TCE

Anthony Harper

Head – R&D

JLR

Debashish Bhattacharjee

Research Development and Technology

Tata Steel

K Ananth Krishnan

CTO

TCS

KRS Jamwal

Executive Director

Tata Industries

Timothy A Leverton

Head – Advanced and Product Engineering

Tata Motors

Anand Kripalu

Managing Director, President

Mondelez International

Atanu Ghosh

Professor

IIT - Bombay

AP Arya

Director

TAML

Bharath R. Sesha

President

DSM India

Erik Roth

Partner and Innovative Business Builder

McKinsey & Company

Jehangir Ardeshir

President and MD

Terex India Private Limited

Madhusudan Chakraborty

Director

IIT - Bhubaneshwar

Naveen Kshatriya

Founder

Kshatriya Ventures

Peter F. X. D’Lima

Former President & CEO

Goa Institute of Management

Prakash Iyer

Managing Director

Kimberly-Clark Lever

Prakash Telang

Former ED

Tata Motors

Rajeev Vaidya

President

DuPont – South Asia

Shailendra Mehta

Professor

IIT-Ahmedabad

Shubhro Sen

Director

TMTC

Sujatha Ramdorai

Prrofessor

TIFR

Anthony Harper

Head – Research & Advanced Systems

JLR

Debashish Bhattacharjee

Group Director

Tata Steel

K Ananth Krishnan

CTO

TCS

KRS Jamwal
Executive Director

Tata Industries

Timothy A Leverton

Head – Advanced and Product Engineering

Tata Motors

Ajit Singh

Chairman

ACG Worldwide

D. Sundaram

Vice Chairman and MD

TVS Capital Funds

L Lakshman

Executive Chairman

Rane Holdings

Lalita D. Gupte

Chairperson

ICICI Venture Funds

Pradeep Kar

Founder, Chairman and MD

Microland

Purvi Sheth

Founder

Shilputsi Consultants

Ranjit Shahani

MD & CEO

Novartis

Ravi Venkatesan

Former Chairman

Microsoft India

Shikha Sharma

Managing Director & CEO

Axis Bank

Arup Basu

President – New Business

Tata Chemicals

Anthony Harper

Head – Research & Advanced Systems

JLR

Avinash Patkar

CSO

Tata Power

Debashish Bhattacharjee

Group Director

Tata Steel

K Ananth Krishnan

CTO

TCS

Prasanna Pahade

Head- Water Management Division

Voltas

Sharad Arora

Chief Officer – Wireless Solutions

TTSL

Srinivasa Addepalli

Senior Vice President

Tata Communications

Timothy A Leverton

Head – Advanced and Product Engineering

Tata Motors

Y K Alagh

Chairman

IRMA

Gurdeep Singh

Former Technical Director

HUL

Kiran Karnik

Former President

NASSCOM

Nihal Kaviratne CBE

Former Chairman and CEO

Unilever- Indonesia

N Ravichandran

Director

IIM – Indore

Prasad Menon

Director

Tata Industries

R N Mukhija

Advisor to the Chairman & MD

L&T

Ranjana Kumar

Former Chairman

Indian Bank

Ravi Bhoothalingam

Former CEO

Oberoi Hotels

Senthil Chengalvarayan

President and Editorial Director

Network 18’s Business Media

T N Ninan

Chairman and Editorial Director

Business Standard

Avinash Patkar

Chief Sustainability Officer

Tata Power

Murali Sastry

Chief Scientific Officer

Tata Chemical

K R S Jamwal

Executive Director

Tata Industries

C V Natraj

Adjunct Professor

IISc- BLR

Hasit Joshipura

Managing Director India

GSK Pharmaceuticals

Narendra Ambwani

Director

Johnsons & Johnsons Ltd.

Pradeep Mallick

Former MD

Wartsila India

Ranjan Kapur

Country Manager

WPP

De Lyle Blomquist

Executive Director

Tata Chemicals

Homi Khusrokhan

Former Managing Director

Tata Chemicals

D Shivakumar

Managaing Director

Nokia

Langdon Morris

Partner & co-founder

Innovation Labs

Arun Maira

Former Chairman

BCG India

Rashmi Barbhaiya

Managing Director

Advinus Pharmaceuticals

Anil Gupta

Professor

IIMA

Jehangir Pocha

Editor

Business World

K Kasturirangan

Director

NIAS

Bakul Dholakia

Director

IIM

Darlie Koshy

Executive Director

NID

M M Venkatachalam

Chairman

Parry Agro Industries

R A Mashelkar
President

Indian National Science Academy

S Sivakumar

Chief Executive

ITC

Colonel J. Douglas Serrano

Commanding Officer

Defense Logistics Agency’s

Suresh Lulla

Managing Director

Qimpro Consultants

Yalla Veera Prakash

Business Unit Lead

Honeywell Tech

B Bowonder

Director

TMTC