Tim Cook does not want to stop after wishing happy Diwali through twitter. He is betting big on India, so he has plans to wish Indians during other festive occasions.
Speaking to Faking News, Sanjeev Kaul, Head of Apple India said, “We celebrate so many festivals throughout the year here in India and as you know some of our festivals remain specific to certain parts of India. I am born and brought up here in India and still I don’t know more than half of the festivals. Keeping this in mind, it is highly unfair to expect the CEO of the largest tech company in the world wishing Indians on every occasion.”
“In first phase, we will go through our iphone7 sales data region wise. If a certain region, say for Maharashtra we see good numbers, Tim will come forward and wish the people celebrating Gudi Padwa. As Tim has to send some message and a unique photograph taken on iPhone, he has asked me to restrict the festivals wishing list to ten only for the year,” added Sanjeev.
“It means lot of festivals will fall outside of his wishing list. For common public it might not impact much, they will go ahead and celebrate as they are doing right now. Some of Apple fans might feel bad if they come to know about it. However as per our research we know Apple fans hardly get time to celebrate any festival with family and friends, apart from social media they remain hooked in to Siri, Facetime all the time,” said Sanjeev.
Though it might come as a surprise to some, Chhath has made it to this year list because of the huge jump in iPhone sales in certain pockets where the festival is celebrated with lot of enthusiasm.
“Under the able leadership of Nitishji and Laluji, we got our mojo back. With so many cases of extortion being reported every day, people have started taking our calls lightly, some of them were considering them as prank calls. Now we are sending proper selfies with ammunition in hand to instill the fear back in people. Tell me, why we would have gone for cheap Chinese phones, that’s I upgraded all my team members to iPhone,” said one gangster who was downloading some useful apps to enhance his business.