Susan Wojcicki has resigned from her post after serving as the CEO of YouTube for nine years. Now this post will be held by Indian-American Neal Mohan. Susan has announced her resignation by writing a letter. She has said that she is going to start a new chapter in her life. She will start a new work regarding her family, health and personal projects.
Who is Neal Mohan?
According to Neal Mohan’s LinkedIn profile, he graduated in electrical engineering from Stanford University. After this, his career started with glorified technical support. Here he used to get a salary of $ 60,000. In 2008, Google acquired DoubleClick, after which Neal joined Google. After this, he held the responsibility of Vice President Business Operations for about two and a half years.
Associated with YouTube in 2015
Since 2015, he was holding the post of Chief Product Officer of YouTube. Neal Mohan has been Wojcicki’s top deputy since he joined YouTube. Neil also has experience working at Microsoft. Neal was being seen as Susan’s successor from the beginning.
Neal Mohan tweeted
Taking up the responsibility of taking up this position, Neal Mohan said that he is very excited to continue this mission and is looking forward to a new future. He tweeted from his account, “Thank you Susan Wojcicki, it has been wonderful working with you over the years. You have made YouTube an extraordinary home for creators and viewers. I’m excited to continue this important mission, let’s see what happens next.”
Increasing dominance of Indians
Neal will join a growing club of Indian-American executives who are at the helm of some of the world’s biggest tech giants. He will join the list of Indian-origin CEOs at the helm of US-based global giants including Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella, Adobe CEO Shantanu Narayen and Alphabet CEO Sundar Pichai.