Tarun Mehta is a graduate of Engineering Design (Dual Degree 2012) from IIT-Madras. He along with his fellow student Swapnil Jain conceptualized and started 'Ather Energy' in April 2013. Ather Energy is developing India's first smart electric scooter that aims to revolutionize the concept of two- wheeler driving in India.
As CEO for Ather, Tarun drives the strategic thinking for the company while being closely involved with the Ather team in reviewing every aspect of the vehicle development. He also represents Ather in the 'Technical Advisory Group for Electric Mobility' to the Government of India. He has worked upon more than a dozen prototypes over a wide range of topics and has six co-patents (pending), under his name.