Why doesn’t google HQ go to India?

Microsoft Phsiehd
Nov 28, 2018 23 Comments

Since we clearly conquered it and most competent workers are indian, why not move eng here and let US be for sales & support?


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TOP 23 Comments
  • Google Groogle
    I see more Russians and Asians than Indians at Google, unlike Microsoft.
    Nov 28, 2018 2
    • Amazon 123raj
      Which is why google is a Top FANG
      Nov 28, 2018
    • New nocows
      Late here but now Microsoft is at the top by a good margin.
      Sep 28
  • Google ovBk62
    Citation needed.
    Nov 28, 2018 0
  • Google Groogle
    On a more serious note, the success of big tech companies is mainly attributed to the modern way of thinking and good management. If Google goes to India, every director will bring their own tribe to join and then there will be a tribal war inside the company, which will have a market cap of $100
    Nov 28, 2018 0
  • Cisco / Eng

    Cisco Eng

    India is obviously the most amazing country in the world for business. It's the only country that does the needful.
    Nov 28, 2018 2
    • VMware / Product lfpK05
      and also kindly reverts back...
      Nov 28, 2018
    • Amazon gemalto
      ...with the same
      Nov 28, 2018
  • Microsoft lqEl76
    Indian Neighbor to his American neighbor: You have a car, I have a car. You have a house I have a house. You have a job, I have a job. And still I am better than you.

    American neighbor: Why ?

    Indian Neighbor: I have an American neighbor, you have an Indian neighbor.
    Nov 28, 2018 0
  • Compass / Eng

    Compass Eng

    Because no one wants to move there
    Nov 28, 2018 0
  • New Pppoop
    Please do the needful and STFU. Not one creative company was created by an Indian. A CEO is merely an employee!

    They will do better moving to Syria
    Nov 28, 2018 3
    • Apple poKque
      Ever heard of Adobe Systems, Palo Alto Networks, Instacart or Rubrik ?
      Nov 28, 2018
    • Amazon fridayay
      Never mind poKque, look at the commentor's name. It's not even a person.
      Nov 28, 2018
    • Apple


      Spittoon of Upper Mgmt
      Google and read about Vinod Khosla - actually go and also see his YouTube videos
      Nov 28, 2018
  • Facebook frustsoul
    If the decision ends up being wrong, they won't be able to revert back.
    Nov 28, 2018 1
    • New / Eng ////
      What about kindly with the same?
      Nov 28, 2018
  • Facebook bl@ckmamba
    Coz they don’t want to move to a shithole like India?
    Nov 28, 2018 0
  • Apple poKque
    Because of a lot of factors. 1) Google is not an Indian company. 2) Corporate Tax rate is US is far more competitive at 21% than India which has a corporate rate of 25% -34% and above. 3) India is still doesn’t offer a corporation, the infrastructure or global reach US has.
    Nov 28, 2018 0
  • Microsoft / Product @zzz
    It's not just the people but supporting ecosystem of universities, companies, ability to poach from competition, ease of doing business, local laws, and finally whether people would actually want to move to place like India.

    The answers to all of the above (if not obvious) is no. Google might expand its office but not headquarters.
    Nov 28, 2018 0
  • Slalom Consulting yxQy56
    Gonna go with, why?
    Nov 28, 2018 0
  • Google engg1
    I think it's because of idiot Indians like you who know little but live in make believe world where they are above everyone else.

    I'm in Kirkland office and less than 5% people are Indians here. Same story with Facebook. Indians have little to no presence in AI/ML teams.
    Nov 29, 2018 0
  • Apple Eddie Clue
    Very thoughtful post. Sundar, is it you?
    Nov 28, 2018 0
  • Nvidia chalubhalu
    I would be so happy if they open a Dev center in Delhi NCR ^_^
    Nov 28, 2018 0