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.