Indian-American Man Neal Mohan Becomes The New CEO Of YouTube, Here’s More About Him

If you’re proud of the country you were born in, you will take pride in the people who represent the nation, especially in a foreign land. Earlier, desis celebrated when Indian-origin people like Sundar Pichai, Parag Agrawal, and Satya Nadella took charge of companies like Google and Twitter.

Well, here’s another reason to laud Indian talent as an Indian-American man Neal Mohan becomes the new CEO of YouTube.

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Neal will succeed long-time YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki after she stepped down from her position. Susan is among the first people to have seen the company become this big from scratch.

According to Money Control, Susan had rented the garage space in her parent’s house to co-founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin to start the company in 1998. She later joined the Google-owned video-sharing platform as its 16th employee.

Retweeting Susan’s tweet regarding taking a step back from the company, Neal said that he’s excited to continue this awesome and important mission.

According to a report by The Indian Express, Neal is a Stanford graduate who joined Google in 2008 and was the Chief Product Officer at YouTube who was actively involved with YouTube Music and Shorts. Apart from a degree in electrical engineering, the 49-year-old man also has an MBA degree from the Stanford Graduate School of Business.

Desi Twitter was happy that again a man with roots in India is leading a giant company like YouTube.

Congratulations on the new role, Neal.

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