Madhav Sheth

Madhav Sheth is CEO – realme India, VP – realme and President – realme International Business Group. He spearheads the company’s strategy development, product engineering, business development, market operations and brand building initiatives alongside others. A visionary aiming to empower every Indian with cutting-edge technology smartphones and AIoT products, Madhav has worked towards building consumer products with trendsetting technologies, features and designs. Madhav pursued his graduation from Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies in business, management and related support services. He also holds a masters degree in Business Administration and Management from Harvard Business School. After completing his masters, his inherent proclivity for business made him embark on his entrepreneurial journey. In 2017, he joined OPPO as the Sales Director where he was majorly focusing on the expansion of Offline Sales Management. This was when a series of accomplishments and his business acumen made him determined to create a new legacy in his career. On May 4th 2018, realme was officially established by its founder Sky Li and Madhav Sheth in India, together with a team of passionate young people who had rich experience in the smartphone industry. He focuses on the development of both AIoT products and smartphones for the Indian consumers and envisions to make their lives better by working towards developing trendy and high-tech lifestyle smart products from the ‘Personal, Home, and Travel’ segments. His sheer dedication made the brand emerge as the fastest smartphone brand to reach 50 million product sales. realme is the number 2 smartphone brand in the online segment and was the top smartphone brand on Flipkart in India in Q3 2020. realme ranks top on techARC's smartphone brand quality index and the No.1 in the recommendation.realme India emerged amongst the Top 2 brands in the wristband, watch and TWS category in 2020. realme manufactures 100% of its TVs & smartphones in India with help of OEM partners, leading to 10,000+ local jobs. Madhav’s next goal is to drive the brand towards the pole position leveraging both offline and online channels, aim to democratize 5G technology in 2021 with half of the devices to be 5G and aim to be the Top 3 smartphone brand and No. 1 Audio / Wearable / Smart TV brand in 2021. He also is heading the new initiative called TechLife, where realme will help other budding brands with similar dreams to make more versatile technology products in the country. In the next five years, his objective is to accomplish realme as the most adored tech-lifestyle brand across the country. A workaholic by nature and a down-to-earth personality, Madhav is also a bibliophile and can be seen playing squash in his spare time. He lives in Gurgaon with his family. He is a personification of humility and diligence who believes in not just ideas but their fruitful execution. He has a great appreciation for tech and cars and also practices yoga & meditation regularly to infuse a feeling of calmness in his daily routine. Madhav in his free time also enjoys western pop music.