Before joining Google in 2007, Gundotra was general manager for platform evangelism at Microsoft, the
culmination of a 15-year stint at the company.
But does Google want to dominate the Web platform the way Microsoft has with the operating system
platform? Emphatically not, said Gundotra, who took pains to note that the I/O in Google I/O stands for
"innovation in the open."
"Today, the most interesting and dominant platform is not the closed, proprietary platforms of the past, but
the open Web...It's the platform adopted by all of us because it isn't controlled by any of us," Gundotra said.
"Google's motivation is to move the Internet forward as fast as we can."
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