Published On: Mon, Mar 22nd, 2021

Next Billion Users conduct Caesar Sengupta is withdrawal Google

Caesar Sengupta, a long-time conduct of Google’s Next Billion Users initiative, is withdrawal a association subsequent month, he pronounced Monday. Sengupta, who additionally also led a company’s payments business in a past 3 years, is withdrawal a organisation after scarcely 15 years.

A unchanging tie during Google’s events in India, Brazil, and Indonesia, Sengupta (pictured above) is best famous outward a association for heading a company’s Next Billion Users unit, an beginning to make internet and services some-more permitted to users in building markets.

As partial of Next Billion Users initiative, Google brought internet connectivity to hundreds of railway stations and other open places in India and other markets (then close down Station), launched Google Pay in India (which distinct Google Pay in a U.S., wasn’t grown atop credit cards) and built several products such as Android Go, Datally, Kormo Jobs and a Files apps.

Prior to Next Billion Users unit, Sengupta served as VP and Product Lead during ChromeOS, a company’s desktop handling complement that powers Chromebooks.

“After 15 years with Google, Caesar Sengupta has done a personal preference to leave a association and start something entrepreneurial outward of Google. Through his time during Google, Caesar has played a pivotal purpose in starting, building and heading initiatives such as ChromeOS, Next Billion Users and Google Pay. We are vehement to see what he builds subsequent and wish him a best in his new journey,” pronounced a Google orator in a statement. Sengupta’s stream position during a organisation is VP and GM of Next Billion Users and Payments.

“To a many, many Googlers operative in Africa, APAC, LATAM and MENA, it has been moving to hear your voices take some-more weight in a products Google builds. we know there is so most some-more work to do,” Sengupta wrote in an email to his colleagues, that he also common publicly.

“But we are light years forward of where we were only a brief time ago. You’ve helped technology your economies, done Google feel internal and driven Google’s investment into your countries to rare levels,” wrote a Asia-based executive. Sengupta didn’t share what he skeleton to do next.

Under Sengupta’s watch, Google also done several investments in startups in Asia. Some of these investments embody Bangalore-based smoothness startup Dunzo, Android lockscreen developer Glance, and renouned news and party app Dailyhunt.

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