Facebook hires ex-Google exec for India

05 Dec 2016

Pulkit Trivedi, head of Google India’s e-commerce business, defected to Facebook, as the social media giant tries to grow its e-commerce business in the big, developing market of India, and in other prime global markets.

Trivedi will be industry director for ecommerce, retail, travel and financial services, reported Medianama.com. Here is his LinkedIn profile. It doesn’t reflect the latest situation yet.

Trivedi was Google India’s head of industry for e-commerce for two years and managed its technology vertical for three years before.

Trivedi also has worked at Intel, Microsoft and IBM.

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Patrick Peterson joined the AIM Group in 2014 as the editor for Asia and Latin America. With 30 years of daily journalism experience as a writer and editor, Patrick Peterson has covered a diverse range of topics, from the invasion of Iraq to the business of the U.S. space industry.He has worked for newspapers in Jackson, MS; Hampton, VA; Biloxi, MS; and Melbourne, FL. He is now a freelance business writer in Orlando, where he lives with his wife, Lisa, who teaches film production management at the University of Central Florida.