People keep saying there’s going to be a huge culture clash when Google buys groupon for $6 billion.
That’s true. Groupon is full of Chicago-based improv actors making sales calls. Google employees all have 4.0 GPA from the Ivys.
But It is not true that Google can’t handle a huge sales force – as some suggest.
Truth is, Google itself actually has a a few thousand people working in sales and sales support.
In fact, the only reason Sheryl Sandberg is COO of Facebook is that she made a name for herself building the organisation that helps search ad buyers navigate Google’s “self-serve” ad platform.
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