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Ratan Tata States Nano Car Project Was Very Rewarding

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Ratan Tata

  • Chairman, Tata Group
  • male
  • Asian
  • 1937 (Age: 83 years old)
  • Ratan Tata - Lecture - Entrepreneurship Summit NYC 2012
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Ratan Tata is the chairman of Tata Sons, the holding company of the Tata Group, India's largest and most successful business conglomerate. Under Tata's leadership, total revenues of the Tata Group have increased more than sixfold, to over $22 billion this year(2006).

The Tata Group now has over 90 operating companies, employing about 220,000 people in seven business sectors. It operates in more than 40 countries and exports to 140. Some of its biggest holdings are Tata Steel, Taj Hotels Resorts and Palaces, India's pre-eminent hotel chain, and Tata Motors, an automobile manufacturer whose products include the first car designed in India. The family business began as a textile mill, launched under British colonial rule in 1860 by Tata's great-grandfather. Tata joined the Tata steel division in 1962 and became chairman of the conglomerate in 1991.

Tata earned a bachelor of architecture degree at Cornell University in 1962 and completed the Advanced Management Program at Harvard Business School in 1974-75.

Perhaps the most rewarding has been the creation of the Nano. As you said, it commenced with looking at families of four traveling on scooter -little kids, wife, etcetera--and seeing a couple of families spread all over the road because they slipped. And asking oneself was there a safer or better wa...(Full transcript available to logged in subscribers.).

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Ratan Tata videos

Video 1 of 8 Ratan Tata Shares Challenges Faced During Company Tenure
  • Ratan Tata - Lecture - Entrepreneurship Summit NYC 2012
  • 10/12/2012
  • Ratan Tata
  • 3 min. 29 sec.
Video 2 of 8 Ratan Tata Discusses Challenges Facing Entrepreneurship In India
  • Ratan Tata - Lecture - Entrepreneurship Summit NYC 2012
  • 10/12/2012
  • Ratan Tata
  • 1 min. 59 sec.
Video 3 of 8 Ratan Tata Discusses Caring For Employees
  • Ratan Tata - Lecture - Entrepreneurship Summit NYC 2012
  • 10/12/2012
  • Ratan Tata
  • 2 min. 20 sec.
Video 4 of 8 Ratan Tata Shares Anecdotes About Coming To The US And Cornell
  • Ratan Tata - Lecture - Entrepreneurship Summit NYC 2012
  • 10/12/2012
  • Ratan Tata
  • 2 min. 36 sec.
Video 5 of 8 Ratan Tata States Nano Car Project Was Very Rewarding
  • Ratan Tata - Lecture - Entrepreneurship Summit NYC 2012
  • 10/12/2012
  • Ratan Tata
  • 1 min. 45 sec.
Video 6 of 8 Ratan Tata Discusses Dealing With Acquisitions And Changes In The Company
  • Ratan Tata - Lecture - Entrepreneurship Summit NYC 2012
  • 10/12/2012
  • Ratan Tata
  • 2 min. 34 sec.
Video 7 of 8 Ratan Tata Discusses Company Structure And Branding
  • Ratan Tata - Lecture - Entrepreneurship Summit NYC 2012
  • 10/12/2012
  • Ratan Tata
  • 2 min. 35 sec.
Video 8 of 8 Ratan Tata States Philanthropy Cannot Be Just Handouts
  • Ratan Tata - Lecture - Entrepreneurship Summit NYC 2012
  • 10/12/2012
  • Ratan Tata
  • 1 min. 47 sec.

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