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AUTHOR PROFILE
Kawal Gandhi
Kawal Gandhi

Gandhi has been at Google for over 16+ years, he currently leads the Office of CTO, Applied AI team. Gandhi’s team is responsible for leading AI strategy, innovations and experimentation in collaboration with research, product and engineering to develop next generation Gen AI Language, Conversation, Code and Analytics products co-innovating with customers and partners. Gandhi is a technical executive sponsor for strategic customers working with Google. Before that he led the product operations and engineering organization for Search, Ads and Commerce. He and his team were responsible for all launches, improving serviceability and driving adoption of Google brand, platform and performance products - a portfolio of over 100+ products and 300+ launches a quarter with 90B annual impact. Before that at Google he managed the search and ads vertical teams (shopping, hotel and flights) which grew from $110M to $2B under his leadership. Before Google, Gandhi was Chief software architect at XenSource (oCTO - Citrix) and an early employee at Marimba (CTO - BMC Software). Gandhi’s passion lies in taking and delivering on big, audacious goals and he sees the huge opportunity in bringing the Google Cloud and AI teams together to deliver on this vision. Gandhi has a Masters in Computing and Operations (advanced program and executive leadership management) - Stanford and Wharton Executive Venture Capital & General management. In his free time Gandhi loves to tinker with his nine year old son and advise upcoming startups. He is on several startups and Nonprofit boards.