Bangalore: Sharad Sharma, the chief executive of the India research and development unit of Yahoo Inc, has quit the firm to support entrepreuner ventures.
Sharma is being a replaced by Shouvick Mukherjee, a 10-year veteran of Yahoo, the firm said in a statement.
Mukherjee will spearhead the centers’ strategic contribution in delivering compelling global products and consumer experiences that touch the lives of half a billion Internet users worldwide.
Sharma said he would work at Yahoo until April.
In 2006, Yahoo had lost its R&D head Prasad Ram to larger internet rival Google Inc.