Google Cloud CEO Thomas Kurian Reorganizes Engineering Unit In Hopes Of Gaining Market Share More Quickly

With 10% market share in the second quarter, according to Synergy, the company trails well behind market leader Amazon, with 33%, and Microsoft, with 20%. It has made progress, though, since Kurian took over in late 2018. Google had only about 7% share as of the fourth quarter of 2018, Synergy estimated.

"We have an enormous opportunity to continue to grow the business by expanding our total addressable market in new ways," Kurian said in his email. "As the market changes, the needs of our products continue to evolve, and it's important that we evolve our organization to support this growth."

Kurian also said that Google Cloud Platform and technical infrastructure organization have more than doubled in the past few years and the "demands of shaping long-term strategy while focusing on day-to-day operations have continued to accelerate."

"As a result, we felt that it was the right time to unify the broad portfolio under Brad Calder," his email said.

Kurian also outlined other changes that affect the cloud's data organization, the core and system infrastructure teams, chief of staff, and application teams. He said Manor's departure will also create an opening for a new leader to run the company's Application Modernization Platform, or AMP, and until that role is filled, he would appoint several other leaders to take on more responsibility.

Manor is at least the third VP to leave the Cloud unit in recent months. Google fired developer relations vice president Amr Awadallah in July after he published a manifesto in which he confessed to "past" antisemitism, which CNBC found came after months of discontent among his reporting leaders. That caused one of "a number of organizational changes" already underway, Manor said at the time.

Source : https://www.cnbc.com/2021/09/15/google-cloud-ceo-thomas-kurian-reorganizes-engineering-eyal-manor-out.html

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Google Cloud CEO Thomas Kurian reorganizes engineering unit in hopes of gaining market share more quickly

Source:CNBC

Google Cloud CEO Thomas Kurian reorganizes engineering unit in hopes of gaining market share more quickly