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Craig Barratt's Access and Energy group gains prominence at Google
Craig, who came to Google in 2013 from Wi-Fi specialist Atheros – where he was president and CEO, has been given greater prominence on Google’s management team web page. Barratt is now listed a part of the “Senior Leadership” alongside the likes of Sundar Pichai, Senior Vice President for Android, Chrome & Apps; and Susan Wojcicki, Senior Vice President for YouTube.
Larry Page is increasingly serious about Google's role in providing means of renewable energy and better Internet access across the globe.
It is likely that Craig’s remit will also include Google’s rumored $1 billion investment in 180 small, high capacity satellites that will extend Internet access to additional under-served areas of the world.
By adding Craig Barratt to the so-called “L team”, Google’s top advisers to its chief executive Larry Page, means that Page is increasingly serious about Google’s role in providing means of renewable energy and better Internet access across the globe.