Co-Founder, Micromax Informatics
Rahul Sharma is currently the Managing Director of Micromax and is at the helm of affairs of the leading Indian conglomerate that is one of the market leaders in consumer technology. Under Rahul's leadership, Micromax has not only become one of the leading smartphone players in the world, it has also taken strides in the consumer electronics business. He has been instrumental in scaling up the brand globally and Micromax today is the 10th largest mobile brand in the world and is one of the top smartphone players across international markets including Russia and other SAARC countries.
Under his able leadership, in a short span of 8 years the company has grown to be a 2 billion USD conglomerate and is now geared up to become a complete consumer electronics player. He has rapidly scaled up the company, which is one of the frontrunners and pioneers in government’s make in India initiative with four factories across the country.
He has been awarded many prestigious awards including 'GQ Man of the Year, IT person of the Year by Dataquest and is among the only Four Indians in Fortune Magazine's Global Power List of ’40 under 40’ in 2014.
Early this year AIMA (All India Management Association) conferred him with the ‘Transformational Business leader of the Year 2017’ award.