Robinhood hires former Google executive

Former Google CEO Aparna Chennapragada took over as product director for the digital asset-friendly platform Robinhood. This is stated in the message of the company.

Chennapragada will oversee all products, design and research for the platform. Representatives of the latter said that the appointment of a new top manager will allow Robinhood to create solutions that will make finance more accessible.

At Google, Chennapragada has led the development of various products in the search engine, virtual assistant, and YouTube.

Bloomberg sources previously reported on the platform’s plans to privately apply for an initial public offering in March.

Recall that the audience of the Robinhood mobile app in January-February 2021 grew by 6 million .

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