Google has appointed Mr. Prabhakar Raghavan as the head of Search and Assistant, Google.
Before him Ben Gomes was the head of Google Search.
Mr. Prabhakar Raghavan, New Head Of Google Search – Previous Work
Before becoming the head for Google’s advertising and commerce business, he served as the Vice President of Google Apps as well as Google Cloud services, overseeing the development and user experience.
Before Google, he’s worked on multiple roles at tech conglomerates like IBM as well as the search engine giant Yahoo.
Mr. Prabhakar Raghavan, New Head Of Google Search – Education
Raghavan’s mother, Amba Raghavan, taught physics after earning a master’s degree from Presidency College, Chennai. Raghavan himself holds a Bachelor of Technology from the Indian Institute of Technology Madras and a Ph.D. from the University of California, Berkeley in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science.