New Delhi, February 13, 2015: Leading Indian smartphone player Micromax Informatics has appointed Ashish Agrawal as its new Chief Technology Officer.
Ashish will be responsible for Micromax bringing future technology disruptions into the market. Prior to joining Micromax, he served as the Chief technology Officer with Sirqul where he was instrumental in creating product definition, execution and adoption of Sirqul’s suite of mobile engagement products and services.
Ashish has 16 years of experience in Web Services, Mobile, e-Commerce, payments and large scale distributed systems. He has spent 14 years in Amazon in software development, product development and technology leadership roles. He holds a degree in engineering from IIT-Delhi and has done his masters in electrical engineering from Columbia University, New York.
Says Vineet Taneja, CEO, Micromax Informatics: “Micromax’s success can be clearly attributed to its ability in bringing consumer-relevant technology to the market. With his rich experience in the relevant areas at a global scale, Ashish will help us build technology platforms that will further strengthen our leadership. I am delighted to have Ashish on board with us in our exciting journey of democratizing technology.”
Says Ashish: “Micromax is at the forefront of the Indian smartphone industry and I’m looking forward to leading its technology initiatives and ensuring that the company continues to exploit and invest in key technologies for the benefit of its customers. This is an exciting time to be joining Micromax as it enters the next phase in bringing future disruptions to the market.”