Google India chief quits and joins Sequoia Capital India

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Rajan Anandan quits as Google India head, to join Sequoia Capital to mentor startups
Rajan Anandan quits as Google India head, to join Sequoia Capital to mentor startups

Google South East Asia and India Vice President Rajan Anandan will bid adieu to the company by April end to join Sequoia Capital India as Managing Director.

Rajan will join the party of 6 other directors in his new role at Sequoia Capital India. The role of Rajan will be as an investment advisor and mentor to Surge Founders.

Rajan had said, “8 amazing years. 850million internet users across India and SEA. Many billions of revenue and fastest growing region in the world. Incredible team that thinks big and executes superbly.”

For Google, Vikas Agnihotri, Country Director, Sales, will be the interim head for Google India.

“We are grateful to Rajan for his huge contribution to Google over the past eight years. His entrepreneurial zeal and leadership has helped grow the overall internet ecosystem in India and Southeast Asia, and we wish him all the best in his new adventures,” said Scott Beaumont, President, and Google Asia Pacific in a statement.