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Ajit Mohan on Facebook's transformation into a more India-centric platform

Facebook is transforming into a more local, more Indian company focussed on connecting friends and family, and small businesses, Mohan tells Vanita Kohli-Khandekar

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Facebook | Reliance Industries Ltd | Instagram

Vanita Kohli-Khandekar 



Ajit Mohan, vice-president & managing director, Facebook India  (Illustration: Binay Sinha)
Ajit Mohan, vice-president & managing director, Facebook India (Illustration: Binay Sinha)

Ajit Mohan is looking relaxed, albeit older. Maybe it is the pepper beard he’s added. The 45-year old head of Facebook’s India business is at home in Gurugram when we connect on Zoom one Monday morning for coffee. We chat about our last meeting at a conference in Mumbai when he was heading Hotstar. It is 18 months since he moved to . What’s it like heading the India arm of the world’s largest social media company? Mohan smiles. “Pretty satisfying,” says he. My tea, brewing in the pot before I logged in, arrives. Mohan raises his cup of coffee in camaraderie.

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First Published: Fri, July 10 2020. 22:36 IST

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