Top Google Exec Quits to Become Coinbase Head of Product

Surojit Chatterjee, former product leader of Google Shopping, left parent Alphabet to become chief product officer at Coinbase, the largest cryptocurrency exchange in the US.

Chatterjee to Make Cryptos Mainstream
Coinbase announced late on Wednesday that Surojit Chatterjee would lead its product organization. Chatterjee has worked for Google for 11 years, holding various roles. He also worked as product leader at Flipkart, an Indian online shop. Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong said that this particular role was a more valuable experience from the exchange’s perspective than Google.
Chatterjee’s main long-term objective is to make cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin mainstream. The goal is to promote digital currencies to the point where they become ordinary options for paying for goods and services.
Surojit said that he had witnessed…

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