Why Google Wrote a $100 Million Cheque to this Indian

Bangalore: Two years ago, it was total havoc at the Twitter office. The social networking giant was continuously failing to launch new and exciting products and was unable to generate satisfying revenues.  Adding to it was the management turmoil.

So the board members sat over a meeting. And as usual, they came up with a couple of stress points. The first and the foremost step for Twitter were to hire a Chief Product Officer who can revamp the whole company and who can get in billions through digital media and advertisements.

David Rosenblatt, the former CEO of DoubleClick and Google executive who joined Twitter's board in December 2010, believed he had the right pick- Neal Mohan.

Mohan was Rosenblatt’s right hand man at Google and obviously Twitter made an offer hoping that Mohan wouldn’t resist.

But the unexpected happened. Mohan said ‘no’ to Twitter.

The news broke Twitter’s heart. But the company decided to find the real reason behind Mohan’s refusal. And later on, it was revealed that Google had made an offer bigger than the one New York Knicks offered to their superstar small forward, Carmelo Anthony.

According to TechCrunch, Google paid Mohan more than $100 million to stay with the company.

So what made Google think Neal Mohan is worth $100 million? Read on to know more about this Indian prodigy.

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