Who would have thought an unlikely friendship between a business tycoon and an avid dog lover? But eventually, it happened and motivated us to look on the brighter side of life. Shantanu Naidu is a fifth-generation Tata employee. Although his family’s connection with the Tata brand has been strong. Plus he worked closely with a man who doesn’t need an introduction i.e, Ratan Tata. Graduated from the University of Pune in mechanical engineering and then joined Tata Elxsi as a junior design engineer.
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A brainchild of Shantanu Naidu. An avid dog lover wanted to find a solution for dogs being run over by trucks and cars during the night. While talking to street vendors and drivers he found out it was happening because people were not able to see the dogs at night. This gave him the idea to make reflective dog collars. As the result, he saved thousands of dogs.
Shantanu Naidu education
As mentioned above he has done mechanical engineering. And then went on to do MBA from Cornell University. A few of his achievements from Cornell University are mentioned below-
- Winner of the Hemmeter Entrepreneurship award.
- Winner of Johnson Leadership Case Competition.
- Johnson Social Media Ambassador.
- Founder and President of The Cornell Motorcycle Association.
- Author for The Cornell Business Journal.
- Member of Consulting, Tech Club, and SGE Club.
- President of Johnson Pets Association.
- VP of Finance, South Asian Business Association.
Shantanu Naidu Net Worth: Salary
Most of his income comes from his social work, also Shantanu Naidu is an employee of Tata Group and according to some media, info gets an annual salary of Rs 8.5 lacs (approx.). Additionally, he teaches online lectures in the live sessions every Sunday mentioned on his Instagram handle. He charges ₹500 as fees from the students. All the proceeds then go to Motopaws NGO.
Shantanu has over 31.3k million followers on the popular social media platform, Instagram.