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Darne Analysts Private Limited is a Pune based company specializing in providing advisory and engineering services in the fields of Automotive, Mechanical, Electro-mechanical and Information Technology. With over 30+ years of combined experience in the Automotive and IT industries, our team understands that one-size DOES NOT  fit all and is dedicated to help organizations find the right solutions for their needs. Having an extensive background in steering numerous products from a simple business idea to an actual market-ready launch help, we help organisations identify and pro-actively prevent possible obstacles, recommend best in class industry practices, devise launch strategies and more.

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Rahul Darne
Head - Automotive

Rahul has about 17  years of industry experience in Vehicle Engineering for commercial and passenger vehicles in various automobile OEMS like  Tata Motors, Maruti Suzuki and Volvo India, primarily in the areas of CAB design / Vehicle front integration etc.

He has held multiple leadership positions in global technical fora within OEM R&D organizations, department strategy development and management groups &  have led effective Task forces for urgent issues in various domains.

He is part of the committee comprising of ARAI, CIRT, RTO working out audit procedures for government city transport fleet.

He has been granted one patent and have filed for another 2 patents. He comes with a knowledge of complete product life cycle from conception to production and field deployment issues.

In his career span, he has  created new organizational structures, technical solutions & processes, implementing and monitoring/ refining them to meet organizational goals


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Suruchi Rikhi
Head - IT

Suruchi has 14 years of industry experience in Product & Service oriented IT companies ranging from startup unicorns to MNCs like Quikr, InMobi, Yahoo, Infosys etc.

The breadth of her background in different functions of product lifecycle spanning Development, QA and Production Support gives her a first hand  understanding and appreciation of taking a product from concept to market ready and beyond. She comes with a deep understanding of the app development ecosystem having headed the Mobile Engineering teams in her previous organizations.


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