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Rajan Anandan moves on from Google; joins Sequoia Capital India

Rajan Anandan, VP for Google South East Asia and India has moved on from the organisation. He will serve his notice period until the end of April. Anandan is set to join Seqouia Capital India as Managing Director. In the interim, Vikas Agnihotri, Country Director, Sales will take over his responsibilities.

Anandan’s passion lies in funding startups and entrepreneurship. He has emerged as one of the most dynamic and savvy angel investors in India and focuses on investing in internet, mobile and SaaS companies.

Scott Beaumont, President, Google Asia Pacific said, "We are grateful to Rajan for his huge contribution to Google over the past eight years. His entrepreneurial zeal and leadership has helped grow the overall internet ecosystem in India and Southeast Asia, and we wish him all the best in his new adventures."

Before joining Google in 2011, he was the Managing Director of Microsoft India and built it into India’s largest software business. He has also worked with Dell Inc as Vice President and was Country General Manager of Dell India. Anandan has also held various global leadership roles across Dell International Services, including a stint as the executive assistant to Michael Dell, Chairman of Dell Computers. He started his career with McKinsey & Company as a Partner in the Chicago office and has also worked with several Fortune 500 companies in the US. He moved to India in 2006 as the Vice President for Dell India.

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