Upendra Kachru

Upendra Kachru, an author, teacher, manager, inventor and environmentalist, was the first CEO of Maruti Udyog Ltd, and later served as the Managing Director of HP Pelzer (India) Ltd. As an inventor and environmentalist, he has a number of patents to his credit. He was also honoured as the Environmental Fellow of the Asia Foundation. As an author, he has over 30 titles to his name, mostly management texts. His last non-fiction book was Extreme Turbulence – India at the Crossroads. Currently, Professor Kachru is teaching at the Goa Institute of Management at Ribandar, Goa.