Thomas Kurian, the chief executive officer of Google Cloud, was born in India and moved to the United States to pursue his education and career. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from Princeton University and a Master of Science in Engineering Management from Stanford University.
Kurian’s career took a significant turn when he joined Oracle Corporation in the late 1980s. Over the years, he climbed the corporate ladder and played a pivotal role in the growth and development of Oracle’s cloud services and software offerings. His tenure at Oracle was marked by his role as President of Product Development, overseeing the company’s product strategy and software development.
In January 2019, Kurian made a notable transition by joining Google Cloud as CEO. At Google Cloud, he was tasked with expanding the company’s presence in the cloud computing market and driving innovation in cloud technology. His strategic vision and leadership helped Google Cloud compete effectively against industry giants like Amazon Web Services and Microsoft Azure.
Kurian’s reputation in the tech sector is built on his ability to drive digital transformation through cutting-edge technology solutions. Under his leadership, Google Cloud continued to expand its services, partnerships, and customer base, making significant strides in the competitive cloud computing landscape.
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