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Gulzar Azad Country Head - Connectivity, India at Google


Gulzar Azad is Country Head - Connectivity, Google India. He drives Google's initiatives for Internet access and broadband in India. He joined Google India in 2006, with responsibility for launching a range of mobile products and partnerships including Search and Android in emerging markets.

In 2013, Gulzar began working on RailWire WiFi, a partnership initiative between Google and Indian Railways to bring high speed public Internet access to millions of people visiting train stations across India. More recently Gulzar is driving the Google Station platform and carrier partnerships for Google networking solutions in the region.

Prior to joining Google, Gulzar drove a series of early engineering innovations in mobile messaging, commerce and location-based applications at telecom operators and start-ups.