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Primary Role
President and Chief Operating Officer @
Investments
3 Investments in 3 Companies
Born:
February 9, 1968
Gender:
Male
Location:
San Francisco
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Nikesh Arora. President and Chief Operating Officer of SoftBank Group Corp. and CEO of SB Group US, Inc. (f/k/a SoftBank Internet and Media, Inc.). Nikesh Arora joined Google, Inc. in 2004 and held several positions within the company, including serving as its Chief Business Officer and Senior Vice President until August 2014.

He also previously served as the Chief Marketing Officer and a member of the management board of T-Mobile International AG & Co. KG (a/k/a T-Mobile Europe). Nikesh Arora currently serves as a Representative Director of SoftBank Group Corp.

Nikesh Arora previously served on the board of directors of Colgate-Palmolive Company.

Jobs (8)

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Company
May 12, 2015
Jun 21, 2016
President and Chief Operating Officer
Sep, 2014
Jun 21, 2016
CEO
Jan, 2011
Aug, 2014
Senior Vice President & Chief Business Officer
Dec, 2004
Jan, 2011
President EMEA Sales, Marketing & Partnerships
Jul, 2001
Dec, 2004
Chief Marketing Officer, Europe
Apr, 2000
Jul, 2001
CEO
Apr, 1997
Apr, 2000
Vice President
May, 1992
Apr, 1997
Vice President of Finance

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Investments (3)

DateInvested InRoundDetails
Nov, 2015$1.7M / SeedPersonal Investment
Oct, 2014$627M / Private Equity (Lead)
Oct, 2014$250M / Private Equity (Lead)

Education (2)

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