• Meet the 22-year Oracle veteran executive who's going to lead Google in the cloud wars against Amazon and Microsoft

    24 days ago - By Business Insider

    On Friday, Diane Greene announced she would be stepping down as Google Cloud's chief exec .
    Greene's replacement will be the 22-year Oracle veteran Thomas Kurian, who before resigning in September, was president of product development with the company, and a key player in its cloud efforts. When he steps into the role in January, he'll be leading Google Cloud as it continues its quest to topple Amazon and Microsoft in the cloud wars.
    But who exactly is Google Cloud's new CEO?
    Here's a closer look at Thomas Kurian's life and career: Thomas Kurian is 51. He was born in Kerala, India. His...
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  • Google, Second Fiddle in Cloud Computing, Needs a New Tune

    Google, Second Fiddle in Cloud Computing, Needs a New Tune

    24 days ago - By Washington Post

    The unit's new boss, Thomas Kurian, has the herculean task of reconciling a corporate-focused business with a consumer technology culture.
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  • Google Cloud CEO Diane Greene steps down

    Google Cloud CEO Diane Greene steps down

    24 days ago - By Venture Beat

    Google Cloud CEO Diane Greene plans to leave to pursue investment and philanthropy. She will be replaced by former Oracle product chief Thomas Kurian.
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  • Google Cloud CEO Diane Greene Is Stepping Down

    24 days ago - By Fortune

    Diane Greene, CEO of Google's cloud unit, said Friday that she is leaving the company in January, after which former Oracle executive Thomas Kurian will take over.
    Greene said in a corporate blog post that she originally planned for a two-year stint when she joined Google in 2015 to run its enterprise business , but ended up working an extra year. She said that she would remain on the board of Google's parent company, Alphabet.
    “Now, after an unbelievably stimulating and productive three years, it's time to turn to the passions I've long had around mentoring and education,” Greene wrote...
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  • Google Cloud names Thomas Kurian to replace CEO Diane Greene

    24 days ago - By Reuters

    Former Oracle Corp product chief Thomas Kurian will replace Diane Greene as head of the cloud division at Alphabet Inc's Google in the coming weeks, Greene announced in a blog post on Friday, after a tumultuous year for the business.
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  • Oracle veteran Thomas Kurian to replace Diane Greene as Google Cloud CEO

    24 days ago - By Reuters

    Former Oracle Corp product chief Thomas Kurian is replacing Diane Greene as chief executive of Alphabet Inc's Google Cloud, according to a blog post from Greene.
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  • Former Oracle Exec Thomas Kurian to replace Diane Greene as head of Google Cloud

    Former Oracle Exec Thomas Kurian to replace Diane Greene as head of Google Cloud

    24 days ago - By Tech Crunch

    Diane Greene announced in a blog post today that she would be stepping down as CEO of Google Cloud and will be helping transition former Oracle executive Thomas Kurian to take over early next year.
    Greene took over the position almost exactly three years ago when Google bought Bebop , the startup she was running. The thinking at the time was that the company needed someone with a strong enterprise background and Greene, who helped launch VMware, certainly had the enterprise credentials they were looking for.
    In the blog post announcing the transition, she trumpeted her accomplishments...
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  • Google replaces Diane Greene as head of its cloud business

    Google replaces Diane Greene as head of its cloud business

    24 days ago - By Business Insider

    Diane Greene is stepping down as head of Google's cloud business.
    Former Oracle executive Thomas Kurian will replace Greene as CEO of Google Cloud, she announced in a blog post Friday. Kurian will join the company on November 26 and will assume the leadership role in January, Greene said. Greene will continue to serve as CEO until then.
    Even after stepping down as Google Cloud's CEO, Greene will remain on the board of Google parent company Alphabet, she said in the post. She's served as a director of the company since 2012.
    CNBC first reported the news .
    Greene, the former founder and CEO...
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  • Google replaces Diane Greene as head of its cloud business

    Google replaces Diane Greene as head of its cloud business

    24 days ago - By Business Insider

    Google has replaced Diane Greene as the head of its cloud business, CNBC reported on Friday.
    Former Oracle executive Thomas Kurian will replace Greene as CEO of Google Cloud, according to the report. Kurian will join the company on November 26 and will assume the leadership role sometime next year, CNBC reported. Greene will continue to serve as CEO until then.
    Google representatives did not immediately respond to a request for comment.
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