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TR35 - Shishir Mehrotra

YouTube / Video at Google
VP of Product

Shishir joined Google in 2008 and oversees YouTube's product management team; responsible for ensuring the top rated video property delights viewers, provides a global distribution network for content producers, and generates meaningful revenues from advertisers. Since Shishir joined, revenue for our content partners has doubled every year, YouTube currently receives over 60 hours of content every minute from uploaders, and YouTube’s viewership now reaches hundreds of millions of viewers, placing it as one of the top web properties on the internet.  Prior to joining Google, Shishir spent 6 years at Microsoft where he held leadership roles in the Windows, Office, and SQL Server divisions. Before Microsoft, Shishir was the founding CEO of Centrata (acquired by Lontra), a Kleiner-Perkins funded startup focused on data center management technologies. Shishir is an MIT graduate, with bachelor's degrees in Computer Science and Mathematics.