TEAM

Piyush Sonsale

Piyush Sonsale

Founder

Young, dynamic and creative, Piyush is our man of ideas and innovation. Piyush has travelled extensively in India and has been on several international road trips, most of them on motorcycles. He believes that road trips are the best way to travel because they let you capture the essence of a place.

Before establishing MotoRover, his solo venture, Piyush had co-founded another road trip company in the year 2015. Prior to that, he had worked as an automotive journalist for six years at Bike India and Car India magazines. He was also the motorcycle performance tester at Bike India and a jury member for the magazine’s Motorcycle of the Year Award (2012 & 2013). Apart from road trips, Piyush is equally passionate about motorsport and has raced in the Indian National Motorcycle Racing Championship (2011 & 2012).

Piyush is also a road safety crusader, dog lover, foodie and a photography enthusiast. According to him, the best day of his professional life so far has been the one when he met his racing hero, Valentino Rossi.
Kaustubh Joshi

Kaustubh Joshi

Creative Head

Kaustubh is our in-house photographer, cinematographer and music composer. He is the man behind most of the beautiful pictures and videos on this website. Kaustubh is a self-taught professional who likes capturing moments and telling a story through his work.

Apart from MotoRover, Kaustubh works as a freelance photographer and cinematographer for several reputed musicians, bands and Bollywood celebrities. He is also an excellent guitarist, a music addict, and an animal lover. He lives with four dogs and a cat and rescues homeless animals.
Tanmay Pawar

Tanmay Pawar

Operations Manager

The backend pillar of MotoRover, Tanmay has been handling the operations of our business since the beginning of 2019. Bringing in four years of experience with other travel and touring companies, Tanmay is efficient when it comes to handling important business operations.

Born and brought up in Pune, Tanmay is very passionate about drama, acting and theatre and has also managed backstage for a few theatre projects. Besides this, he is so passionate about food that he admits that he will cross the seven seas to satisfy his food cravings at times. But in the end it all comes down to his favorite food- Mutton Rassa- which is thankfully available in his home city.

Tanmay is extremely down to earth and very soft spoken. He has earned the reputation of the gentleman of our work space and sets an example for the younger members of the team. 
Kabir Akhilesh

Kabir Akhilesh

Sales and Marketing Manager 

Kabir has been a super addition to our family bringing in versatility and multiple years of experience in sales, marketing and handling tours for brilliant companies like Mercedes Benz, Honda, Triumph Motorcycles and BMW Motorrad.

Kabir is extremely fun to converse with and will find ways to make your day more interesting. He has a charming voice and has done voiceovers with celebrities. Changing cities all his life, he is a hardcore foodie and loves to cook as well. Kabir began his career in Sales & Marketing in the automobile industry in 2011 and got listed as one of the best salesmen in the country. He further went on to get himself trained at California Superbike School in 2019 and off-road trails with  Triumph Motorcycles and BMW Motorrad where he started leading tours and giving off-road tips to riders.

On the other hand, Kabir is a passionate artist who loves to draw and sketch. He has unconditional love for all kinds of animals. He loves photography and is always hunting for the perfect setup for a good photograph.
Vistasp N. Bharucha

Vistasp N. Bharucha

Sales and Marketing Executive

The young gun and our latest addition to the MotoRover team, Vistasp has a personality which is as unique as his name. Born and brought up in Pune, he has been involved with large motorcycle companies like Ducati and BMW Motorrad.

Vistasp started his first job right after school when he joined S.P.C.A (Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals) in 2011, as caretaker and a helping hand to the veterinary doctors. He then found his passion in the automobile industry when he commenced his career in Ducati Pune. He went on exploring parts of himself and got a professional PADI Advanced Scuba-diving license in 2017. He then took up aviation and is currently pursuing his PPL (Private Pilot License).

His dream is to conquer all the possible elements of nature; Earth- on motorcycles, Water- by Scuba diving, Air- by flying 4-seater aircrafts and Fire- he got burnt playing with Fire, thus learned the hard way to stay away from this one element.