With Larry Page taking reins from Eric Schmidt to become Google’s CEO, another significant change took place in Google’s management team. Jonathan Rosenberg, Google’s senior VP of product management said that he would be leaving the company with which he has been associated since 2002.
A statement from Larry Page read that Jonathan has built an amazing team and has hired great people who have created great product benefitting several users across the globe. Jonathan had decided to leave the company in few years when his daughter would be graduating from high school. But with Page wanting long time commitment from the executives, Jonathan decided to exit early.
Co-Authoring Book With Eric Schmidt
Meanwhile, Jonathan will be returning in a consulting role and also plans to co-author a book along with Schmidt about the management culture of Google. It is to be noted that Rosenberg has been one of the most powerful employees of Google and prior joining Google he worked at Apple and cable internet broadband outfit Excite@Home.
Outgoing CEO, Eric Schmidt also said that Jonathan is a highly energetic man of real principle as he always puts users first. Schmidt further added that he Jonathan has played a vital role in Google’s success over the last 9 years and it has been great to work with Jonathan. Google is yet to dertermine the successor of Jonathan.