What do Ravi and Amit have in common? They were both among those honored yesterday in London at the Asian Awards 2011, a global celebration of Asian achievement. Amit has been with Google since 2000 and has led the transformation of our search engine. Anyone who knows Amit understands his passion for search and empowering users. For his decades of innovations and contributions, Amit was presented with the UBM Award for Outstanding Achievement in Science and Technology.

We’re all honored to be able to work with Amit on a daily basis, and it’s great to see his excellence be recognized by the outside world as well.