Vic Gundotra, the Google executive who heads Google+, is leaving the company.
News of Gundotra’s departure made made the rounds on Secret for a few days before it was first reported on Re/code. However, Gundotra fittingly announced it on Google+. (See below.)
Gundotra, a former Microsoft exec, joined Google in 2007 after taking a year off because of a non-compete clause in his contract with his former employer. According to Re/code, VP of Engineering David Besbris is set to replace Gundotra. Brad Horowitz, Google+’s product head, was a top candidate for the job, but was passed over, according to the report. Read more…
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Google+ Chief Vic Gundotra Is Leaving the Company