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Mumbai. Indian origin Neil Mohan has been appointed as the next CEO of YouTube, the world's most popular video streaming website. Alphabet Inc, the parent company of YouTube, made the announcement on the last day. The CEO of YouTube's parent company Alphabet is also of Indian origin. Alphabet is currently headed by Sundar Pichai. Google is also a part of this company. So Pichai is also the head of Google. Sundar Pichai was elected as the CEO of Google in 2015. Neil Mohan studied Electrical Engineering from Stanford. He previously worked as a Chief Product Officer at Google. He also previously worked at Microsoft and served on the board of 23endme, a bio-technology company.
Microsoft is also owned by an Indian
Satya Nadella is the CEO of the world famous Microsoft company. Previously, he was the Executive Vice President of the Cloud and Enterprise Group. IBM is also favored by Indians. Arvind Krishna is the CEO of IBM. He has completed his education from IIT Kanpur. He also served as a board director of the Federal Bank of New York. Shantanu Narayan is the CEO of IT company Adobe. He became CEO of Adobe in 1998. Prior to that, Narayan worked at Silicon Valley startup Majorx Automation Systems in 1986. He then worked at Apple from 1989 to 1995. The CEO of Vimeo is Anjali Sood, while the CEO of Channel is Leena Nair.
CEO of Starbucks is also an Indian
The CEO of Starbucks is Laxman Narasimhan of Indian origin. The CEO of FedEx is Raj Subramaniam. The CEO of vmware company is Raghu Raghuram of Indian origin. The CEO of Palao Alto is Nikesh Arora. Netapp's CEO is George Kurien of Indian origin. The head of Google Cloud is also Thomas Kurian of Indian origin. Devika Bulchandani is the CEO of ogilvy.
Neil replaces Susan
Neil took over after Susan Wojcicki stepped down as CEO of YouTube after nine years, and nearly 25 years at Google. Wojcicki announced her departure in a memo to YouTube staff on Thursday. “I’ve decided to step back from my role as the head of YouTube and start a new chapter focused on my family, health, and personal projects I’m passionate about,” she wrote.