Salar Kamangar (Persian: سالار کمانگر; born 1977 in Tehran) is a senior executive at Google and former CEO of Google’s YouTube brand.
He was the 9th employee to join Google. He joined after graduating from Stanford in 1998.
Kamangar created the company’s first business plan and was responsible for its legal and finance functions. From there, he became a founding member of Google’s product team.
Before taking over responsibilities of Head of YouTube, he was Vice President of Google’s Web Applications.