Raghavan is SVP of Search, Assistant & Ads, with responsibility for Search, Google Ads, Assistant, Geo, and Commerce and Payments teams. Previously he was overseeing Google’s Advertising and Commerce products, including search, display and video advertising, analytics, shopping, payments, and travel. In addition, he is responsible for infrastructure teams that provide much of the software backbone for search, ads and other groups. Raghavan, who joined Google in 2012, was appointed as the head for Google's advertising and commerce business in 2018, which comprised of search, display and video advertising, analytics, shopping, payments, and travel segments.Prior to that, he was serving as vice president of Google Apps and Google Cloud, overseeing its engineering, products and user experience. Before joining Google, Raghavan had also led search teams at IBM and Yahoo.