Monday, November 3, 2014

Google’s Amitabh Kumar Singhal plans to increase Indian Internet users to 500 million by 2017

Google search has answers to most of your questions. But not all. If Amitabh Kumar Singhal succeeds in making the 'Star Trek computer' he set out to build, it just might. At Google, the 46-year old India-born executive is the search czar. Google fields over 100-billion search queries every month, a service which generated most of its $55 billion (Rs 3.3 lakh crore) revenue in 2013.

In India, there is also another important target on his mind-—helping increase the number of internet users to 500 million by 2017. That is more than a twofold increase in less than three years, demonstrating the scale of Google's ambitions in the country.

Source url : http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/tech/internet/how-googles-amitabh-kumar-singhal-plans-to-increase-indian-internet-users-to-500-million-by-2017/articleshow/45029819.cms