Google’s Search Guru To Step Down

Google’s head of search is stepping down. After 15 years helping run Google’s crown jewel search engine, senior vice president and software engineer Amit Singhal said in a blog post on Wednesday that he will leave the company on Feb. 26 to pursue philanthropy. Much has changed at Google goog since Singhal first joined the once fledging startup. The company restructured itself under the holding company Alphabet, and surpassed Apple aapl as the world’s most valuable business earlier this week. The bulk of Alphabet’s revenue comes from its search engine and related advertising business. From Singhal’s blog post: When I started, who would have imagined that in a short period of fifteen years, we would tap a button, ask Google anything and get the answer. Today, it has become second…


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