Manu Kumar Jain, the former CEO of Xiaomi India, has been named India CEO of G42, an artificial intelligence (AI) firm based in Abu Dhabi. The announcement was made on Monday, and it represents a huge advancement in the technology business.
Jain expressed excitement about his new post and the possibility of launching a new AI firm in India. He went on to say, “Together, we will innovate, disrupt, and drive forward the frontiers of Artificial Intelligence.” He also emphasized AI’s revolutionary capabilities and its almost unlimited potential to impact numerous industries.
Jain’s hiring was hailed by G42, which described him as a leader identified with transformative leadership and ground-breaking performance in the consumer technology sector. This is a huge step forward in G42’s growth story.
This news comes almost eight months after Jain’s resignation from Xiaomi Group. He had been with Xiaomi for nine years in various roles, making important contributions to the firm. He was named Global Vice President in 2017. Prior to Xiaomi, he co-founded Jabong, a prominent fashion and lifestyle e-commerce company.
On his official Twitter account, the former Xiaomi India employee expressed his delight about his new journey with G42. “I am delighted to announce that I am joining G42, a leading global AI company, to launch a new AI business in India!” he stated. We will collaborate to invent, disrupt, and push the boundaries of artificial intelligence.”
He went on to explain why he decided to work in the AI field. “AI is transforming our lives and industries, and its potential is limitless,” he remarked. There is a tremendous opportunity to capitalize on this power and make a huge effect on India’s tech environment. Stay tuned for additional developments as we seek to shape AI’s future in India. “I appreciate all of your continued support, and I can’t wait to share this exciting journey with you!”