Another executive at Yahoo! is planning to leave the Sunnyvale search engine. Venkat Panchapakesan, executive vice president of the Audience Technology Group will say farewell at the end of the summer. It will be almost one year after consumer-facing platforms were moved under his direction after a Yahoo! reorganization last summer.
Panchapakesan was CEO of Yahoo! India R&D from 2003-2006. He's returning to India after an 11 year stint as a Purple Person.
While at Yahoo!, Panchapakesan worked on a bunch of products including Mail, Flickr, Answers, Groups, Messenger and content properties. Prior to Yahoo!, Panchapakesan worked for Hewlitt Packard.
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