MANAGING DIRECTOR, YOUTUBE ASIA PACIFIC
Gautam heads up partnerships for YouTube across Asia Pacific and is also responsible for YouTube’s overall operations across the region. Prior to his current role, he led the Asia Pacific Business Development teams supporting several Google products including Search, Maps, Shopping, Finance and Video.
Gautam has been with Google since April 2005, originally based in California, and in Singapore since January 2009. Prior to joining Google, Gautam was Director, Corporate Development for The NewsMarket, a web-based video marketing and distribution platform. Before joining The NewsMarket, he was Co-founder & VP, Business Development at Jalva Media, Inc., one of the first start-ups focused on providing applications and services for enabling video online.
Gautam started his career as a Corporate Attorney at Brobeck, Phleger & Harrison LLP, a leading Silicon Valley law firm. He has a Juris Doctor from the Boalt Hall School of Law, at the University of California, Berkeley and a Bachelor of Arts, magna cum laude, from UCLA.