YouTube’s CEO Susan Wojcicki will be replaced by Neal Mohan

Neal Mohan, an Indian-American, will replace Susan Wojcicki as YouTube's CEO.

On Thursday, February 16, 2023, Susan Wojcicki, the CEO of YouTube and one of Google’s early employees, announced stepping down from her role from global online video sharing and social media platform.

Wojcicki, one of the most well-known women in tech, announced that she will focus on “family, health, and personal projects” at the age of 54.

According to reports, Wojcicki informed the YouTube employees of her resignation in a memo. “The time is right for me, and I feel able to do this because we have an incredible leadership team in place at YouTube,” according to Wojcicki. In 2014, she was appointed CEO of YouTube from her prior position as senior vice president for advertising products at Google.

Neal Mohan will replace Susan Wojcicki as YouTube’s CEO

In addition to announcing her departure, Susan Wojcicki revealed that Neal Mohan will be taking over her position as the new head of YouTube. Mohan will be stepping in as SVP to lead the platform going forward.

Mohan has served as YouTube’s Chief Product Officer and helped launch some of the platform’s biggest features like YouTube TV, YouTube Music, YouTube Premium, and YouTube shorts, on top of leading its Trust and Safety Team.

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