Google exec who led funds, ChromeOS and person progress is leaving


The brand new Google Pixelnook Go laptop computer is on show throughout a Google product launch occasion known as Made by Google 19 on October 15, 2019 in New York Metropolis.

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Caesar Sengupta, an govt who has led a number of tasks inside Google, together with funds and ChromeOS, said Monday he is leaving the corporate after 15 years.

“I stay very constructive about Google’s future nevertheless it’s time for me to see if I can trip with out coaching wheels,” Sengupta wrote in a LinkedIn submit saying his departure. Sengupta’s final day is April 30. He stated he is undecided what comes subsequent.

Most not too long ago, Sengupta served as Google’s vice chairman and basic supervisor of funds and the Subsequent Billion Customers unit, its initiative to make web extra accessible in creating markets. He beforehand labored as the corporate’s vice chairman and product lead for ChromeOS.

“After 15 years with Google, Caesar Sengupta has made a private determination to depart the corporate and begin one thing entrepreneurial outdoors of Google,” an organization spokesperson advised CNBC. “By means of his time at Google, Caesar has performed a key function in beginning, constructing and main initiatives comparable to ChromeOS, Subsequent Billion Customers and Google Pay. We’re excited to see what he builds subsequent and need him one of the best in his new journey.”

Sengupta started main the corporate’s Subsequent Billion Customers initiative in 2015. From 2015 to 2020, greater than 1.5 billion individuals started utilizing the web for the primary time. One other billion extra are set to affix by 2025, he stated in an October blog post.

“I do know that my determination might come as a shock to lots of you, and I apologize for any ache or disappointment this may trigger. However you have typically heard me say that our time on earth is our most valuable useful resource, and it is time for me to discover a new strategy to make my impression on it,” Sengupta wrote.

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