Rahul Sharma has built audacity into Micromax. He wants to take on the might of Xiaomi, Samsung and even Google, in the smartphone market
For Rahul Sharma, the affable and dapper co-founder of Micromax, the last few months of 2014 were about running with the hares and hunting with the hounds. In September, Micromax was one of Google Inc.’s three key partners to launch its Android One range of devices for emerging markets featuring pure, unadulterated and stock Android OS. And then in December, he was launching YU, a new brand that eschewed the stock Android in favour of a heavily modified version, Cyanogen OS.