Kai- Fu Lee leaving Google, announced Google China

Google China announced that Dr. Kai- Fu Lee, President of Google Greater China and VP of Engineering, will leave Google in mid-September. Dr. Boon-Lock Yeo, currently Director of Google's Shanghai engineering office, will take over engineering responsibilities for Google China and Dr. John Liu, who heads up Google's sales team in Greater China, will become Vice […]

Google China announced that Dr. Kai- Fu Lee, President of Google Greater China and VP of Engineering, will leave Google in mid-September. Dr. Boon-Lock Yeo, currently Director of Google's Shanghai engineering office, will take over engineering responsibilities for Google China and Dr. John Liu, who heads up Google's sales team in Greater China, will become Vice President of Sales and Operations, assuming Dr Lee's business and operational responsibilities. "Kai-Fu has made an enormous contribution to Google over the last four years -- helping dramatically to improve the quality and range of services that we offer in China and ensuring that we continue to innovate on the web for the benefit of users and advertisers," Google's Alan Eustace said in the news release. "He's also recruited some of China's best and brightest engineers to Google, and served as a teacher and mentor to thousands of university students across China."

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