Google exec who led payments, ChromeOS and user growth is leaving

The contemporary Google Pixelnook Depart laptop laptop is on present at some stage in a Google product open match called Made by Google 19 on October 15, 2019 in New York City.

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Caesar Sengupta, an govt who has led plenty of initiatives internal Google, along side payments and ChromeOS, acknowledged Monday he’s leaving the corporate after 15 years.

“I remain very determined about Google’s future nonetheless or now not it is time for me to look if I will be succesful to droop with out working against wheels,” Sengupta wrote in a LinkedIn post announcing his departure. Sengupta’s final day is April 30. He acknowledged he’s now not certain what comes subsequent.

Most lately, Sengupta served as Google’s vice chairman and fundamental manager of payments and the Subsequent Billion Customers unit, its initiative to assemble web extra accessible in growing markets. He previously worked as the corporate’s vice chairman and product lead for ChromeOS.

“After 15 years with Google, Caesar Sengupta has made a private decision to leave the corporate and commence something entrepreneurial commence air of Google,” an organization spokesperson suggested CNBC. “By his time at Google, Caesar has done a key position in initiating, constructing and leading initiatives equivalent to ChromeOS, Subsequent Billion Customers and Google Pay. We are mad to look what he builds subsequent and need him the actual in his contemporary plug.”

Sengupta started leading the corporate’s Subsequent Billion Customers initiative in 2015. From 2015 to 2020, extra than 1.5 billion folks started the usage of the web for the important thing time. One more billion extra are living to be a half of by 2025, he acknowledged in an October blog post.

“I know that my decision would possibly well moreover simply come as a shock to a bunch of you, and I bellow regret for any be troubled or disappointment this would possibly living off. However you would possibly well perchance need got most frequently heard me verbalize that our time on earth is our most necessary helpful resource, and or now not it is time for me to procure a brand contemporary technique to assemble my impact on it,” Sengupta wrote.

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