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Welcoming Rahul Roy-Chowdhury as Grammarly’s New CEO on Could 1

Welcoming Rahul Roy-Chowdhury as Grammarly’s New CEO on Could 1


Under is a message I shared with Grammarly workforce members yesterday afternoon:

As we method our fourteenth firm birthday, we have now come a great distance in our quest to construct a permanent firm, and we discover ourselves in a robust place. We have now a market-leading platform, a “first-mover” instance of the impression of assistive AI at scale. We assist tens of tens of millions of individuals talk extra successfully in half 1,000,000 locations they write. We’ve constantly targeted on our customers, making a beloved, award-winning model and product that lives as much as our mission: 93% of Grammarly customers say that Grammarly has elevated their confidence when speaking with others! We’ve completed all this whereas innovating responsibly, investing closely in enterprise-grade safety, and sustaining a enterprise mannequin that prioritizes person belief. Most significantly, we have now a implausible world workforce, with a tradition rooted in sturdy, constant, and efficient values—important substances for long-term success. We have now rather a lot to be pleased with!

Our mission of enhancing lives by enhancing communication is a long-term aspiration—we’ve nonetheless barely scratched the floor of what’s doable! Our core expertise of synthetic intelligence is accelerating in thrilling and unprecedented methods, particularly with the broader utility of enormous language fashions coupled with repeatedly rising computing energy. The market is appreciating the power of AI to increase human company and genuinely assist individuals. Whereas broader AI innovation and adoption could also be a disruptor for some, it will likely be an important accelerator for Grammarly. Take into account the welcome reception we’ve obtained since saying GrammarlyGO!

We’re now at an inflection level for our product and enterprise. Seizing this second and reaching the following orders of magnitude requires us to maneuver sooner and at a a lot bigger scale. A brand new period of management will help drive this inflection. As such, after twelve years on the helm of Grammarly, I’m passing the baton to our present International Head of Product, Rahul Roy-Chowdhury, who will turn out to be CEO on Could 1. 

Now’s the best time for this transition. Grammarly is a deeply technical, product-led firm; Rahul’s product and expertise background is an incredible asset, and he’s well-positioned to assist us navigate the trail forward. Rahul can be mission-driven and fiercely user-focused, and his expertise and learnings from constructing Chrome right into a platform will help us transfer sooner at scale. Throughout his two years at Grammarly, Rahul has targeted on driving excellence and helped us up-level as an organization. He has pushed our pondering and pushed the group ahead with readability, eager judgment, and sound decision-making. Beneath Rahul’s management, we additionally took a giant step ahead with our product, rising high quality and introducing options to assist past the revision stage of communication.

As a part of this transformation, I’m thrilled to announce that beginning tomorrow, Noam Lovinsky will be part of as our Chief Product Officer, reporting to Rahul. Noam is a serial entrepreneur and seasoned product chief. He’s constructed companies from zero to 1 and helped develop merchandise to scale at firms like YouTube, Thumbtack, and Meta. 

Moreover, I’m excited to share that Joe Xavier is now Grammarly’s Chief Expertise Officer. In his practically 5 years of main our Engineering group, Joe has constructed a world-class workforce, set the technical path that’s enabled us to seamlessly serve tens of tens of millions of customers, established a robust enterprise-ready safety posture, and helped us drive operational excellence company-wide. His management of the engineering org will proceed to catapult Grammarly to new heights. 

In a time of change, it’s at all times essential to remind ourselves of our constants, our bedrock. There are various issues that won’t change: the readability of our mission and relentless person focus; our EAGER values; our dedication to Ukraine; and, in fact, our skill to grab the extraordinary alternative forward!

Lastly: A hearty thanks to every Grammarlian. It’s due to every of you and the tradition we’ve constructed collectively that we’re prepared for this transition. That’s what it means to construct a permanent firm—it lives on properly past any single chief or particular person. It’s an honor to be part of our unimaginable mission, workforce, tradition, journey, and story! 

That is our second; let’s seize it. Onward!