Ravi Arora

Vice President, Group Innovation at Tata Sons


Ravi Arora is a Vice President – Group Innovation, Tata Sons. He works with Tata companies to enhance the effectiveness of their innovation programs. He has conceptualized Tata Group level programs like Tata InnoVista, Tata InnoVerse, Tata Ideas, Tata InnoMeter and Challenges Worth Solving. He facilitates Tata companies in experimenting, embedding and maturing these programs.

Ravi started his career at Tata Steel as a maintenance engineer. Later, after completing his executive MBA, he initiated & led the Knowledge Management program at Tata Steel, which was recognized as a Best Practice company by APQC, USA and won the MAKE (Most Admired Knowledge Enterprise) award.

Ravi is actively engaged with business schools like INSEAD, SMU for joint research projects related to behavior science. He is the author of two books: (1) Making Innovations Happen (Penguin, 2015) and Igniting Innovation: The Tata Way (HarperCollins, 2019)

Ravi earned his BE from IIT Roorkee PGPX from XLRI.