Sundar Pichai or Pichai Sundararajan (born June 10, 1972) is an American businessman who is the CEO of Alphabet Company and CEO of its subsidiary Google LLC. Google changed its company name to Alphabet. Larry Page then made Sundar Pichai the CEO of a company called Google Search and himself became CEO of Alphabet Company. Sundar Pichai assumed the position of Google CEO on 2 October 2015. He became CEO of Alphabet on December 3, 2019.
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Early life and education
Pichai was born to a Tamil family in Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India, to Lakshmi and Raghunath Pichai. His mother Lakshmi was a stenographer and, his father Raghunath Pichai was an electrical engineer in the British group’s GEC. Sundar’s father had a manufacturing plant where electric components were made. Sundar completed his tenth grade at Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya, Ashok Nagar, Chennai and completed class XII from the school located at Vana Vani School, Chennai.
Pichai earned his bachelor’s degree in metallurgical engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur. He did his MS. In materials science from Stanford University and an MBA from the Wharton School of Engineering and University of Pennsylvania where he was named a scholar Siebel and a Palmer scholar.
Sundar Pichai Jobs and Career
He came to Google in 2004. Where they Google products which include Google Chrome, Chrome OS. He initially worked with a small team on Google’s search bar. After this, he has also worked on many more products of Google. He oversees the development of other applications such as Gmail and Google Maps. He then became part of the Google Drive project. After that he became a part of other products like Gmail and Google Maps, etc.
He was then screened for Chrome OS and Chromebook on November 19, 2009. He made it public in 2011. On 20 May 2010, he referred to VP8 as a free source. After that he also talked about a new video format WebM. It joined the project of Android on 13 March 2013. Which was previously handled by Andy Rubin. He was the director of Jeeva Software from April 2011 to 30 July 2013.
Sundar Pichai Personal life
Google CEO Sundar Pichai needs no introduction. His success story is an inspiration to many. From living a simple life in Chennai to making our country proud, it is a good example from people to wealth. We all know about his success, but do not know about the woman who stood by his side and always supported him. Yes, we are talking about his wife Anjali Pichai.
His love story was as sweet and simple as that. Sundar was from a middle class family. He lived in Chennai and lived a simple life, studying metallurgical engineering (metallurgical engineering) from Sundar Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kharakpur and met Anjali there. They were both classmates. They became good friends and the two got married. Sundar has two children from Anjali, Kavya and Kiran.