25 Apr '14, 5pm

Vic Gundotra Leaving Google, What's It Mean for Google+?

Vic Gundotra, the driving force behind the Google+ platform, has announced he is leaving Google, which has many people pondering the future of Google+. Gundotra, who has been with Google for eight years, is leaving the company effective immediately. The new head of Google+ will be David Besbris, currently Google's VP of engineering, although Google hasn't yet confirmed any other changes. Besbris has also been with the Google+ team since its beginnings, and worked closely with Gundotra. However Bradley Horowitz, vice president of product management for Google+, was passed over for the position, leaving many to question whether Horowitz would remain with Google. Gundotra has led Google+ since the beginning, leaving many questioning whether Google would continue to invest in their version of a social media platform. Google has been struggling to gain traction on Google+, othe...

Full article: http://searchenginewatch.com/article/2341716/Vic-Gundotra...

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