Rahul Sharma (businessman)

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Rahul Sharma is an Indian businessman, founder of Revolt Motors (India's First AI Motorcycle),[1][2][3][4][5][6][7] YU Televentures and the co-founder of Micromax Informatics.[8][9][10] He is married to actress Asin .

Business career

Rahul co-founded Micromax Informatics Limited in 2000.[11][12] and currently serves as its Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director of Product Strategy and Channel Sales since 1 April 2007.[13][14]


Rahul holds bachelor's degrees in commerce (B.Com.) and mechanical engineering from University of Saskatchewan, as well as attended the Owner/President Management (OPM) program at Harvard Business School.

Personal life

Rahul Sharma is married to former actress Asin Thottumkal.[15] They have a daughter named Arin Sharma.[16]


  1. DataQuest[17] declared Rahul Sharma as the IT Person of the Year 2016.
  2. He has also won the 'Entrepreneur of the Year'[18] award at the Hello Hall of Fame event[19] in Mumbai, in 2016.
  3. In 2017, he was given the Hindustan Times Game Changer Awards[20] for making an extraordinary contribution to society[21] and setting precedents in the field.


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  2. "First Revolt electric bike rolls off the assembly line in Manesar" (in en-GB). https://www.timesnownews.com/auto/bike-news/article/first-revolt-electric-bike-rolls-off-the-assembly-line-in-manesar/465261. 
  3. ShahJul 10, Pradeep; Pm, 2019 1:08 (2019-07-10). "Revolt RV 400 crosses 2500 bookings in 15 days: India's 1st smart electric bike launching this month" (in en-US). https://www.financialexpress.com/auto/electric-vehicles/revolt-rv-400-crosses-2500-bookings-in-15-days-indias-1st-smart-electric-bike-launching-this-month/1639115/. 
  4. Staff (2019-08-07). "Revolt RV 400 AI-enabled electric motorcycle India launch on August 28" (in en-US). https://www.bgr.in/news/revolt-rv-400-ai-enabled-electric-motorcycle-india-launch-on-august-28-rahul-sharma/. 
  5. Staff (2019-08-07). "Revolt RV 400 AI-enabled electric motorcycle India launch on August 28" (in en-US). https://www.bgr.in/news/revolt-rv-400-ai-enabled-electric-motorcycle-india-launch-on-august-28-rahul-sharma/. 
  6. www.ETAuto.com. "Does Rahul Sharma of Micromax have the recipe to crack electric 2W market? - ET Auto" (in en). https://auto.economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/industry/does-rahul-sharma-of-micromax-have-the-recipe-to-crack-electric-2w-market/69556290. 
  7. "Micromax's Rahul Sharma: From mobile to mobility" (in en). http://www.forbesindia.com/article/changing-lanes/micromaxs-rahul-sharma-from-mobile-to-mobility/54455/1. 
  8. "Meet Rahul Sharma: All you need to know about Micromax co-founder and Asin's future husband". Firstpost. August 11, 2015. https://www.firstpost.com/entertainment/meet-rahul-sharma-all-you-need-to-know-about-micromax-co-founder-and-asins-future-husband-2387282.html. 
  9. "Company Overview of Micromax Informatics Limited". bloomberg. https://www.bloomberg.com/research/stocks/private/person.asp?personId=9198451&privcapId=29648389. Retrieved 13 August 2015. 
  10. "Rahul Sharma". http://fortune.com/40-under-40/2014/rahul-sharma-21/. 
  11. "Micromax co-founder Rahul Sharma on his love for top-end gadgets, speed and new-age technology.". Business Today. June 21, 2015. https://www.businesstoday.in/magazine/bt-more/products/micromax-rahul-sharma-on-his-for-love-gadgets-speed-technology/story/219889.html. 
  12. "Micromax Informatics Limited". TWS Systems Private Limited. https://www.tofler.in/basiccompanyinfo/U00000DL2000PLC104823. Retrieved 22 January 2016. 
  13. "Arunkumar Nagaraj: Executive Profile & Biography - Businessweek". Businessweek.com. https://www.bloomberg.com/research/stocks/private/person.asp?personId=9198451&privcapId=29648389. Retrieved 17 September 2015. 
  14. "Entrepreneurship: How to make $100 million before turning 40". economictimes.indiatimes.com. 13 August 2015. http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/slideshows/biz-entrepreneurship/entrepreneurship-how-to-make-100-million-before-turning-40/rahul-sharma-sumeet-arora-and-vikas-jain-all-40/slideshow/39801860.cms. 
  15. "BT Exclusive: Arunkumar proposed to Priyamani a year ago with a 20 carat ring costing Rs 6 crore". The Times of India. http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/entertainment/hindi/bollywood/news/BT-Exclusive-Rahul-Sharma-proposed-to-Asin-a-year-ago-with-a-20-carat-ring-costing-Rs-6-crore/articleshow/48944245.cms. Retrieved 17 September 2015. 
  16. "SEE PIC: Akshay Kumar shares first photo of Asin and Rahul Sharmas daughter". http://indiatoday.intoday.in/story/akshay-kumar-asin-daughter-first-photo-rahul-sharma/1/1074752.html. 
  17. "PressReader.com - Connecting People Through News". https://www.pressreader.com/india/dataquest/20160315/281522225195980. 
  18. "Rahul Sharma wins 'Entrepreneur of the Year', dedicates it to wife Asin" (in en). Zee News. 2016-04-12. http://zeenews.india.com/business/news/companies/rahul-sharma-wins-entrepreneur-of-the-year-dedicates-it-to-wife-asin_1875390.html. 
  19. "Fotocorp : Rahul Sharma Hello! Hall of Fame awards 2016" (in en). http://www.fotocorp.com/picture-display.aspx?c=FC110416226&e=40972&r=62&t=91. 
  20. "Hindustan Times launches first edition of Game Changer Awards" (in en-US). Indian Advertising Media & Marketing News – exchange4media. http://www.exchange4media.com/IndustryBriefing/Hindustan-Times-launches-first-edition-of-Game-Changer-Awards_69396.html. 
  21. "Hindustan Times Game Changer Awards 2017 Stock Photos and Pictures | Getty Images" (in en-gb). http://www.gettyimages.in/photos/hindustan-times-game-changer-awards-2017?excludenudity=true&mediatype=photography&page=3&phrase=hindustan%20times%20game%20changer%20awards%202017&sort=mostpopular.