An Indian “Neeraj Arora” Could Be Next WhatsApp CEO
An Indian is likely to be heading yet another technology firm in the World. Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella, Google CEO Sundar Pichai and Adobe’s Shantanu Narayen have Indian roots. And now, It’s the turn of Neeraj Arora to make the 125 crore Indians proud.
Recently, Jan Koum stepped down as WhatsApp CEO. Neeraj Arora is a strong contender for the Top Post.
Who is this Neeraj Arora? He completed Post Graduation in MBA, Finance and Strategy from IBS in 2006. He worked for an year at Times Internet Limited. Then, Mr.Arora moved to Google where he was Corporate Development Manager. He played a key role in the acquisitions of Slide, Picnik, Zagat, Cleversense, Dailydeal.de, Talkbin and PittPatt.
In 2011, Neeraj Arora joined WhatsApp. His role in PayTM as a board member is very crucial.
As per sources, Neeraj is at No.4 Position in the list of next WhatsApp CEO. Let’s only wish he moves to the Top Spot in no time.