Google Search King Amit Singhal exits, AI Exec John Giannandrea steps into his role

With Amit Singhal departure, Google is keen to usher in a new era of search with greater reliance on artificial intelligence and machine learning technologies by John Giannandrea. The era of Amit Singhal, the Senior Vice President of Google Search wing is coming to an end by the end of this month. His role will be taken up by John Giannandrea, the engineering Vice President, who is leading Google’s efforts in the field of artificial intelligence. With this, the search and artificial intelligence divisions within Google will also be merged to operate as a single entity. Amit Singhal is an old time Googler and wields considerable clout within the company. Singhal is also credited to have endowed the company with the online search prowess that Google has come to be known…


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