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Suzuki Innovation Centre Hosts Inspiring Session with SkyDrive CEO Mr. Tomohiro Fukuzawa

In a riveting event held on January 11th, 2024 at the IIT-Hyderabad campus, the Suzuki Innovation Centre (SIC) played host to the dynamic "SIC IMPACT SESSIONS SERIES," featuring Mr. Tomohiro Fukuzawa, the esteemed Founder and CEO of SkyDrive, Japan's pioneering cargo drone and flying car manufacturer.


The session, titled "Towards an Air Mobility Revolution," captivated the audience with insights into the future of transportation. Mr. Fukuzawa, renowned for his trailblazing contributions, shared his vision and expertise on reshaping air mobility.

A glance at Mr. Tomohiro Fukuzawa's illustrious profile reveals a journey marked by excellence:

  • A graduate of Tokyo University, Mr. Fukuzawa embarked on his career journey by joining Toyota Motor Corporation in 2010.

  • His entrepreneurial spirit led him to establish SkyDrive in 2018, a venture that has since become synonymous with innovation in aerial transportation.

  • Recognized globally for his pioneering efforts, Mr. Fukuzawa was honored as "Innovators Under 35 Japan 2020" by the prestigious MIT Technology Review.

  • His visionary leadership also earned him a coveted spot among the top 20 entrepreneurs in Forbes Japan's esteemed "Japan Entrepreneur Ranking 2023."

The session witnessed an enthusiastic response from students at IIT-Hyderabad, who actively engaged with Mr. Fukuzawa during the interaction session, demonstrating their eagerness to delve into the realm of futuristic transportation solutions.

Looking ahead, the Suzuki Innovation Centre (SIC) has promised more thought-provoking sessions as part of the "SIC IMPACT SESSIONS SERIES." Stay tuned for upcoming lectures, where experts will continue to unravel insights and innovations shaping the future of technology and beyond. Don't miss out on the next opportunity to be part of this transformative journey!

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