Robinhood hires Aparna Chennapragada as first chief product officer
Robinhood has hired a top Google executive as its first chief product officer ahead of its upcoming public debut.
The trading start-up said Wednesday it will bring on Aparna Chennapragada, who spent 12 years at Google leading product, engineering and design teams. She was most recently vice president for consumer shopping, and led product efforts for Google Search and YouTube.
Chennapragada, who is also on the board of Capital One, said she spent her career at Google “building products that help billions of people in their everyday lives” and at Robinhood, plans to “help more people build their financial future and personal…