Nothing, a new forward-thinking London-based consumer technology company, co-founded by ex-Co-founder OnePlus, Carl Pei announced today the appointment of Manu Sharma, as its Vice President and General Manager, Nothing India.
Manu will be driving the growth, business development & operations for Nothing in India. He will be overseeing the regional product strategy, marketing, and sales operations for the brand, as well as setting up the India office.
“I am thrilled to welcome Manu as part of the growing Nothing team. He is an experienced business leader with deep knowledge and understanding of the consumer technology industry in India. With his proven track record and experience, he will play a pivotal role for our growth in India. ” said Carl Pei, CEO and Co-Founder of Nothing.
Nothing is dedicated to removing the barriers between people and technology to create a seamless digital future. Based in London, Nothing wants to inspire people to believe in the positive potential of technology again. Starting 2021, Nothing will begin bringing back artistry, passion, and trust to the field of consumer technology.
It has raised $22 Mn from GV (formerly Google Ventures) and other private investors including; Tony Fadell (Principal at Future Shape & Inventor of the iPod), Casey Neistat (YouTube personality and Co-founder of Beme), Kevin Lin (Co-founder of Twitch) and Steve Huffman (Co-founder and CEO of Reddit).
On his appointment, Manu stated, “I am very excited to be part of Nothing’s journey. Carl’s vision is inspiring and I am confident that Nothing will have a meaningful impact on the consumer technology market in India and around the world.”
Manu is an expert and veteran in the consumer technology space, having spent over two decades working with Samsung Mobile and Hewlett-Packard in India. It is this deep expertise in the consumer tech space that Nothing is hoping to leverage.