Google on Friday appointed Sanjay Gupta as the brand new Nation Supervisor and Vice President of Gross sales and Operations for India.
He’ll take at the function early subsequent 12 months and will probably be primarily based out of Mumbai running carefully with the groups primarily based in Gurugram, Hyderabad and Bengaluru.
Consistent with the tech massive, Gupta will give a contribution to the corporate’s ongoing efforts to extend the Web ecosystem within the nation, riding Web adoption amongst shoppers and companies and accelerating innovation.
“Our ongoing engagement in India is a supply of pleasure for each our Googlers in India but additionally all over the world. Our Indian operation is necessary and strategic for its personal sake but additionally for the innovation which then feeds breakthroughs somewhere else in Google. We’re overjoyed to have Sanjay sign up for us,” Scott Beaumont, President of APAC, Google, stated in a commentary.
“We’re excited to mix his experience, revel in and management with our groups and construct additional on our present efforts on this extremely dynamic, aggressive and thrilling virtual economic system, taking a look to construct a extra useful and inclusive Web for everybody in India.”
With a profession spanning just about 3 a long time, Gupta joins Google from Superstar and Disney India the place he was once the managing director.
He performed an instrumental function in extending their conventional tv content material to virtual shoppers via Hotstar.
He’s additionally credited with construction their sports activities industry by means of the purchase of marquee cricketing houses and release of the hugely-popular kabaddi and soccer leagues: Professional Kabaddi League and Indian Tremendous League.
“I’m overjoyed to take at the problem of main and shaping Google’s constitution in India. It’s a thrilling alternative to leverage the facility of era to resolve a few of India’s distinctive demanding situations and make Web an engine of financial enlargement for folks and communities,” stated Gupta.
All through his stint at Hindustan Unilever, Gupta led advertising and marketing for 2 of the corporate’s important segments: oral and residential care.
At Bharti Airtel as leader advertising and marketing officer for the cellular industry, he spearheaded a number of a hit gross sales and advertising and marketing projects.
He’s a publish graduate from the Indian Institute of Control (IIM) Kolkata, and is an engineer from Delhi School of Engineering.