Google has hired Simon Prakash, a senior director at Apple, for a “secret project,” according to “VentureBeat” ( The project is “presumably run by Google co-founder Sergey Brin, the article adds.

Prakash worked at Apple for more than eight years and was most recently the senior director of product integrity at Apple. Before Apple, he was director of engineering design validation at Cielo Communications. He was also a reliability and FA manager at 3Com. (The photo is courtesy of “VentureBeat.”)