Uber’s Amit Singhal asked to resign for not revealing sexual harassment allegations

Amit-Singhal_feUS-based ride-hailing app Uber Technologies Inc’s senior vice president of engineering Amit Singhal has been asked to resign from the company. He reportedly failed to disclose a sexual harassment allegation at his previous organisation Google. Singhal was asked to leave the firm by Uber’s co-founder and chief executive Travis Kalanick, an Uber India executive told […]

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Uber’s search for engineering chief yields former Google veteran Amit Singhal

Amit Singhal, senior vice president of engineering, UberSan Francisco-based ride-hailing company Uber Technologies Inc. has hired former Google search chief Amit Singhal as senior vice president of engineering. Singhal, who hails from Uttar Pradesh in India, wrote in his personal blog post on Friday, “I’m excited to announce that I’m joining Uber as SVP of Engineering…having spent hours with Travis and many […]

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Alibaba Group’s global MD Gowrappan joins Paytm board

PAYTM_Ankit_feAlibaba Group’s global managing director K Guru Gowrappan has joined Paytm’s board as an additional director. This marks the third top-level appointment in the digital wallet firm during the last one week. On October 20, Paytm announced that Amit Singhal, the former head of Google search, will join Paytm’s board of directors, while on October […]

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Former Google exec Amit Singhal to join GOQii board

Amit-Singhal_feFormer Google executive Amit Singhal, who is also an angel investor in GOQii Inc, will join the board of directors of the wearable devices startup. Singhal recently resigned as head of Google’s flagship search business after spending nearly 15 years in the company. The former Google executive will help guide Vishal Gondal-founded GOQii’s expansion into […]

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Google’s search chief Amit Singhal to retire

Amit-Singhal2Amit Singhal, an IIT Roorkee alumnus who headed Google’s flagship Search business, is retiring from the company. He will be replaced by the company’s engineering VP and AI business head John Giannandrea, Google parent Alphabet Inc said in a media statement. Singhal, who was instrumental in shaping Google Search across desktop, mobile and other platforms, […]

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