A prominent Google Cloud executive is stepping down from his function, Service Expert has actually discovered.

Google personnel were notified previously today that Jeff Jennings, the vice president of consumer engineering at Google Cloud, was stepping down from the function to pursue brand-new chances, according to individuals acquainted with the circumstance. It was not right away clear if Jennings was leaving Google or taking a various function at the business. He was at Google Cloud for a year and 7 months, according to LinkedIn, beginning in2018


Prior to his post at Google Cloud, Jennings served in a number of executive positions at VMware, where he worked for 18 years. He began at VMware in 2000, simply 2 years after the business was established, and end up as an essential executive in its growing networking company.

When Google initially worked with Jennings, it stired issues that more VMware engineers might follow, Service Expert reported when he made the relocation in 2015.

At the time of his hiring, he worked as soon as again under Diane Greene, the previous Google Cloud CEO who had actually formerly cofounded VMware. Nevertheless, previously this year, Greene formally left Google and was changed as Google Cloud CEO by Thomas Kurian, previously of Oracle.

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Within Google Cloud, consumer engineers deal with sales, item, and engineering groups. They assist the sales groups fix technical problems for clients and present Google Cloud to clients by discussing technical functions. They likewise assist item and engineering groups create item improvements.

Jennings’ function modification comes quickly after Google Cloud altered how its salesmen would be compensated, lining up more with Oracle and SAP to have a higher concentrate on commissions. This modification was made under Kurian and Robert Enslin, its international customer-operations president, Service Expert formerly reported.

Google did not discuss this story. We have actually connected to Jennings and will upgrade if we hear back.

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