Youtube CEO Susan Wojcicki steps down after 9 years, Neal Mohan to take over

After helming world’s largest video streaming platform for over 9 years, Susan Wojcicki, Youtube CEO since 2014, has determined to step down. Taking her place can be Youtube’s present chief product officer Neal Mohan. This was earlier revelead by Wojcicki in a observe to Youtube workers, and later posted on the official Youtube weblog.

“At this time, after almost 25 years right here, I’ve determined to step again from my function as the top of YouTube and begin a brand new chapter centered on my household, well being, and private initiatives I’m captivated with. The time is true for me, and I really feel ready to do that as a result of we have now an unimaginable management crew in place at YouTube.”, Wojcicki stated in her observe.

Mohan, who was until now serving as Youtube’s Chief Product Officer, will now be promoted to an SVP place and head of Youtube. Mohan has had a protracted profession with Google, having joined the search large again in 2007 when Google acquired DoubleClick. He grew to become YouTube’s Chief Product Officer in 2015. Since then, he has been instrumental in placing place senior product and UX groups on the streaming large, and performed pivotal roles within the launch of a few of our greatest merchandise, together with YouTube TV, YouTube Music and Premium and Shorts, and has led our Belief and Security crew.

Whereas Wojcicki hasn’t made her subsequent transfer clear, she is going to proceed to work with Google in an advisory place. “As for me, within the quick time period, I plan to assist Neal and assist with the transition. In the long run, I’ve agreed with Sundar to tackle an advisory function throughout Google and Alphabet. This can enable me to name on my completely different experiences over time to supply counsel and steering throughout Google and the portfolio of Alphabet firms”, she added.

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