Google Checkout Googler Benjamin Ling Checkouts To Facebook
Back in June, Justin Rosenstein — a Google product manager — generated some
buzz when he left for Facebook with an email calling it "The Google Of
Yesterday." Today, news that another Googler has gone over, this time Google
Checkout product manager Benjamin Ling.
details, and the story also notes YouTube’s former CFO left to work at
Facebook back in August. I hadn’t caught that departure.
For more background on Rosenstein’s leaving, see our past post
Top Google Engineer &
Product Manager Leave Google, as well as an exit interview with him that
ran. See also related discussion
starting on Techmeme
about Ling’s leaving.
Postscript: From Google to Facebook from Google Operating System covers how a fourth Googler, Pedram Keyani from Orkut, left for Facebook in July.