(Reuters) – Senior Google (NASDAQ:) govt Caesar Sengupta, head of the tech large’s cost initiatives, mentioned on Monday he was leaving the corporate subsequent month, after 15 years.
“I stay very optimistic about Google’s future however it’s time for me to see if I can journey with out coaching wheels,” Sengupta, vice chairman and basic supervisor of funds and the ‘Subsequent Billion Customers’ initiative, mentioned in a LinkedIn (NYSE:) publish.
He was additionally one of many key folks behind the launch and success of Google Pay in India and helped the cost app’s relaunch within the U.S. and Singapore. The cost facility is now utilized by over 150 million customers in 30 international locations.
“My final day at Google will probably be April thirtieth. I have not determined what I’ll begin subsequent,” mentioned Sengupta, who relies in Singapore.
“…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 want him one of the best in his new journey,” a Google Spokesperson mentioned in an emailed assertion.
Sengupta’s departure comes amid a growth within the digital funds enterprise in India, the place the sector is anticipated to greater than double in dimension to $135 billion in 2023 from two years in the past, in keeping with Indian trade physique ASSOCHAM.
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