Gupta will be working towards driving Google’s ongoing efforts to expand the internet ecosystem in the country and upscaling internet adoption among consumers and businesses, the company said in a statement.
At Star India, he has been credited for extending their traditional television content to digital consumers through Hotstar.
Gupta led Bharti Airtel’s mobile business as the Chief Marketing Officer and Hindustan Unilever’s marketing campaigns for its two critical segments: Oral and Home care.
Scott Beaumont, President, APAC, Google said: “We are delighted to have Sanjay join us. We are excited to combine his expertise, experience and leadership with our teams and build further on our existing efforts in this highly dynamic, competitive and exciting digital economy, looking to build a more helpful and inclusive Internet for everyone in India.”