Indian-American Neal Mohan is appointed as new CEO of YouTube

Current Affairs

  • From Google and Microsoft to Cognizant and Adobe, a growing number of technology-focused firms are today led by Indian-origin chief executives.
  • Neal Mohan, who was named the next CEO of the streaming service YouTube, is the newest name added to the growing list of Indian-origin CEOs of global corporations.
  • Neal Mohan succeeds Susan Wojcicki, one of the early employees of Google. The search giant in its early days functioned out of Wojcicki’s garage.
  • An Indian-American executive and a close aide of Wojcicki for 15 years, Mohan has been the chief product officer at YouTube since 2015. He had earlier had a stint with Google which he joined in 2008.

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