Longtime Search SVP Amit Singhal leaving Google after 15 years

Today GOOG: 729.54 -35.11 Longtime Search SVP Amit Singhal leaving Google after 15 years, head of AI taking over Abner Li – 1 hour ago @technacity Google Corporate Comments (2) Google’s longtime Senior Vice President of Search Amit Singhal is leaving the company after 15 years. In a Google+ post, he said that February 26th would be the last day and that he would be looking into philanthropy in the future. Re/Code is reporting that the Search will be merged with the company’s other artificial intelligence and machine learning efforts. Singhal is responsible for the all important ranking algorithm behind Search. As described in Steven Levy’s In The Plex, Singhal rewrote the entire search engine in 2001 and was named a Google Fellow. In his post, he recounts how far search has advanced in the…


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