Senior Google government Caesar Sengupta, head of the tech big’s cost initiatives, stated on Monday he was leaving the corporate subsequent month, after 15 years.
“I stay very optimistic about Google’s future but it surely’s time for me to see if I can trip with out coaching wheels,” Sengupta, vp and common supervisor of funds and the ‘Subsequent Billion Customers’ initiative, stated in a LinkedIn put up.
He was additionally one of many key individuals 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 nations.
“My final day at Google might be April 30th. I have never determined what I’ll begin subsequent,” stated Mr Sengupta, who relies in Singapore.
“…Caesar has performed a key function in beginning, constructing and main initiatives reminiscent of ChromeOS, Subsequent Billion Customers and Google Pay. We’re excited to see what he builds subsequent and need him the very best in his new journey,” a Google Spokesperson stated in an emailed assertion.
Mr Sengupta’s departure comes amid a growth within the digital funds enterprise in India, the place the sector is predicted to greater than double in measurement to $135 billion in 2023 from two years in the past, based on Indian business physique ASSOCHAM.