Senior Google government Caesar Sengupta, head of the tech big’s fee initiatives, mentioned on Monday he was leaving the corporate subsequent month, after 15 years.
“I remain very positive about Google’s future but it’s time for me to see if I can ride without training wheels,” Sengupta, vice chairman and basic supervisor of funds and the ‘Next Billion Users’ initiative, mentioned in a LinkedIn submit.
He was additionally one of many key folks behind the launch and success of Google Pay in India and helped the fee app’s relaunch within the U.S. and Singapore. The fee facility is now utilized by over 150 million customers in 30 nations.
“My last day at Google will be April 30th. I haven’t decided what I will start next,” mentioned Mr Sengupta, who is predicated in Singapore.
“…Caesar has played a key role in starting, building and leading initiatives such as ChromeOS, Next Billion Users and Google Pay. We are excited to see what he builds next and wish him the best in his new journey,” a Google Spokesperson mentioned in an emailed assertion.
Mr 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 line with Indian trade physique ASSOCHAM.