Paroma Roy Chowdhury quits Google for SoftBank
Paroma Roy Chowdhury has quit Google India and joined one of the world's largest investment companies SoftBank. She will help SoftBank set up their public affairs division for India and other geographies. Chowdhury,a former journalist, with The Economic Times, Busines Today and Business Standard, was director & country head, corporate communications & public affairs, with Google India and before that was handling communication for Bharti Airtel.
In a FB post, Chowdhury said that she will get to work with former Google boss, Nikesh Arora who is currently Vice President at SoftBank. She said, "Google is always more than a job and my stint here has been one of the most rewarding experiences of my life. And I will miss so many things : the extraordinary leadership in India and globally; my amazingly talented peers in businesses and functions, the rockstar PR teams and the fabled food and offices. "
Doing some plain speaking Chowdhury added that, " While I remain a Google fan girl forever, things I will not miss are bus loads of unsolicited resumes, the midnight pings about alleged product malfunctions, requests to perform dances/comic acts/erotic fiction readings and long rants to Larry and Sergei with us in cc."