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SVP and Chief Business Officer, Google Inc.

Nikesh Arora oversees all revenue and customer operations at Google, as well as marketing and partnerships. Put another way: Google generated nearly $40 billion in revenue last year, and Arora touched almost all of it. Since joining in 2004, he has held several positions at Google, most recently leading direct sales operations. His current challenge: Building out Google’s dominance in search ads into other areas, like display, mobile and video. Prior to joining Google, Arora was chief marketing officer at T-Mobile Europe.

Posts With Nikesh Arora

Google “Closing In” on Unified Product Experience, Says Soon-to-Be MIA Larry Page

Google CEO Larry Page says he may or may not be attending earnings calls going forward. Let’s bet on the latter.
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As Earnings Miss, Google Would Rather Talk “Abundant Computing” and “Enhanced Ads”

After a rare earnings miss, Google executives took to their quarterly call to explain their business.
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Day Two at D: Dive Into Media 2013, in Pictures and Tweets

Storified: The best tweets and pictures from the second day of D: Dive Into Media.
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Nikesh Arora Enjoys Wearing Many Hats at Google

Google’s chief business officer sounds off on everything from the future of advertising to company culture to Google Glass.
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Google’s Biz Chief: 50 Percent of Ads Will Go Online in the Next Five Years

A big bet on the future of Web advertising over the next half-decade, from the man in charge of Google’s monetization efforts.
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Google, Hollywood and Drama, Drama, Drama

Hollywood is about drama. It’s about suspense, it’s about intrigue. I think our relationship with Hollywood is similar.

— Google Senior Vice President and Chief Business Officer Nikesh Arora on Google and the entertainment industry, in conversation at D: Dive Into Media

Google Should Thank Holiday Shoppers for Boosting Cost Per Click

There’s clear evidence that holiday shoppers helped boost one of the company’s key metrics in the fourth quarter.
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Game On! Xbox Bosses Mehdi, Tellem Come to Dive Into Media.

The Xbox is a Web TV player that also happens to work for games. Meet the people in charge of making it an even bigger deal in the media world.
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Meet the Man Who Wants to Blow Up the TV Business: Dish Network’s Charlie Ergen Comes to Dive Into Media

A rare appearance from a maverick billionaire with big plans.
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Old Media, New Tricks: The New Republic’s Chris Hughes and USA Today’s Larry Kramer Join Dive Into Media

Two very smart guys with very different backgrounds and a similar problem: How do you transform iconic print publications for the digital era?
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Larry Page’s Voice Is Still Lost