Caesar Sengupta, Vice President and General Manager, Payments and Next Billion Users initiative at Google, introduced on Monday that he’s leaving Google after nearly 15 years. Sengupta started his stint at Google in January 2006 and has labored on disruptive merchandise like Chrome OS and Google Pay. His most up-to-date efforts are tied to Payments, particularly Google Pay, which has seen overwhelming development in India in simply three years of launch. Sengupta’s final day at Google is on April 30 and he appears to be like to begin one thing entrepreneurial after a brief downtime.
Sengupta introduced his departure from Google in a LinkedIn post that additionally confirms his final day to be April 30. He shared the e-mail despatched to his groups and colleagues final week saying his exit. “I haven’t decided what I will start next. I am going to take some time to chill, talk to interesting people, reconnect with the external world and ride my bike (my latest obsession, picked up during the lockdown)! I know that my decision may come as a shock to many of you, and I apologize for any pain or disappointment this might cause. But you’ve often heard me say that our time on earth is our most precious resource, and it’s time for me to find a new way to make my impact on it,” he writes in his electronic mail.
Google additionally confirmed Sengupta’s exit. “After 15 years with Google, Caesar Sengupta has made a personal decision to leave the company and start something entrepreneurial outside of Google. Through his time at Google, Caesar has played a key role in starting, building and leading initiatives such as Chrome OS, 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.
When Sengupta started in 2006, he labored on Google Toolbar, Google Desktop, and Payments as a product supervisor. In 2009, he turned the Product Lead for Chrome OS, solely to later develop into Vice President. In 2015, he was shifted to his present function as VP and basic supervisor of the Next Billion Users initiative. In 2018, Sengupta was given the extra accountability of Payments as properly. He performed a key function in making Google Pay what it’s right this moment, and even launched it within the US and Singapore final yr.
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