Indian-origin Google+ chief Vic Gundotra leaves after 8 years

Washington, Apr 25: Indian-origin social chief of Google and creator of Google+, Vivek “Vic” Gundotra, has reportedly announced that he is leaving the company.

While it remains unclear as to where he is headed for, after an eight year long stint as Google chief, his resignation is sure to leave the future of Google+ in uncertainty.

According to CNET, his departure follows a rumor posted two days ago on the app Secret that, “Vic Gundotra is interviewing.”

An unnamed source revealed that Gundotra had problems with Google’s management team.

Google confirmed that Google+ Vice President of Engineering David Besbris will now be in charge of the social network.

Meanwhile, praising Gundotra in his own Google+post, CEO Larry Page thanked him for a tremendous almost eight years at Google and for building Google+ from nothing, the report added. (ANI)