Feeling lucky? Google hires Caesars executive Tariq Shaukat to head enterprise sales

Feeling lucky? Google hires Caesars executive Tariq Shaukat to head enterprise sales

Under the Alphabet structure, Google has been making some major moves to be more focused on its business and enterprise sales. Now they're bringing in someone who is used to handling a lot of money: Tariq Shaukat, former chief commercial officer at Caesars Entertainment Corp, as first reported by Recode

Google has already seen some big wins after bring aboard former VMWare chief executive Diane Greene, particularly in its cloud services business with new (or more invested) customers like Spotify and even Apple. But Google Apps still have a long way to go to be noticeable in the enterprise space, where Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint are still the default.

That said, Google has been making huge inroads on mobile, where its productivity apps are reportedly much more popular.

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