Currently the brand custodian at Tata Sons, Harish Bhat has held many roles in the Tata Group over the past thirty-four years, including as managing director of Tata Global Beverages, and chief operating officer of the watches and jewellery businesses of the Titan Company Ltd.
Harish is an alumnus of BITS Pilani and Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad (IIMA). He won the IIMA gold medal for scholastic excellence, and later the British Chevening Scholarship for young managers. In 2017, he received the Distinguished Alumnus Award from BITS Pilani.
An avid marketer, he has helped create many successful Tata brands. He writes extensively, and is a columnist for The Hindu BusinessLine and Mint. His first book, Tata Log, was published in 2012. His second book, The Curious Marketer, was published in 2017. His third book, and first work of fiction, An Extreme Love of Coffee, was published in 2019. In 2019, LinkedIn selected him as one of their top voices in India.
Harish is an incorrigible foodie and fitness freak. His wife, Veena, is a computer professional and data scientist. They have a daughter, Gayatri, who has graduated from college and embarked on her professional career. Harish can be reached at email@example.com.
From steel to beverages and from supercomputers to automobiles, TATA companies have broken new ground and set new standards of excellence over the past two decades.
Tatalog presents eight riveting and hitherto untold stories about the strategic and operational challenges that TATA companies have faced, and the forward thinking and determination that have raised the brand to new heights. Among the engaging and inspiring stories told here are those of Tata Indica, the first completely Indian car that succeeded in the face of widespread cynicism; the jewellery brand Tanishq that has transformed one of India's largest industries; and Tata Finance, which underwent several tribulations yet demonstrated the principles that TATA stands for.
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