Energetic, knowledgeable, passionate, driven, positive – some of the qualities that strike you when you meet about Vijay Shekhar Sharma, the young and dynamic business leader, Founder and Managing Director, One97 Communications Pvt Ltd. From being the youngest graduate from Delhi College of Engineering (DCE) to making One97 amongst the most coveted telecom applications and mobile services company in Asia today, Vijay has always sided with the unconventional at each step. He has created unprecedented business milestones using his sharp and quick decision making skills. Vijay is also credited by the telecom industry for putting together the most entrepreneurial, agile and incisive leadership team in One97 that is powering ambitious growth plans.
One97 Communications Pvt Ltd (www.one97world.com) today is a business leader in the Indian telecom applications and mobile services space. The company that was born out of one man’s passion has managed to build unparalleled nation-wide telecom infrastructure and delivery capability and is recognized as a pioneer in the field of telecom innovation. One97 spans the length and the breadth of the telecom landscape in India and overseas, servicing across segments, customers, technologies and geographies. One97 works closely with telecom operator to enhance revenue, profitability and customer retention opportunities. It also creates innovative solutions for the mobile eco-system for consumers and corporates with relevant content, community and applications products. One97 thrives on disruptive innovation in telecom application space. One97 is also home to telecom brands like mPandit, oc2ps, PayTM; and Oorja. One97 is headquartered in New Delhi, with presence across the telecom map. A strong group of investors comprising Intel Capital, SAIF Partners and Silicon Valley Bank have funded One97 Communications.
Music and Gizmos are Vijay’s other passions and he actively supports a number of non- governmental organizations