“I have two roles. One is to figure out which apps are missing on Play and try to bring them in, and two, how to fix the apps on Play and make them better,” says Kochikar.
Google has suggested at least once during this trial that the Google witnesses were employed to act strategically and decisively to win business (and thus may have been seen saying inflammatory things as a result).
We’re now looking at a Google employee’s suggestion that Play could “partner with Apple to change the industry tide around subscriptions,” and Kochikar defended it this way:
“This is a very junior person adding ideas in a brainstorming session... was a very junior person on my team”.
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