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Sundar Pichai

CEO of Google Inc
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Net worth 2018: $1.2 Billion
Industry: Miscellaneous
Residence: Chennai
Country: Indian
BirthDay: 12 July 1972
Sigh: Leo
Height: 1.80 m
Education: Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, Stanford University, Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur

Sundar Pichai was bornon 12 July 1972 in Chennai, Indian, is CEO of Google Inc. Sundar Pichai is a computer engineer and the current CEO of Google Inc. The technology giant Google, which specializes in Internet-related services and products, underwent a major corporate restructuring in 2015 following which Alphabet Inc was launched as its parent company with co-founders Larry Page as its CEO and Sergey Brin as President. Pichai, who had been serving as Google’s head of Products and Engineering, was named the new CEO of Google which is the biggest company under Alphabet Inc. Pichai had joined Google years ago in 2004 as a product manager and led the innovative efforts for several of Google’s products including Google Chrome and Chrome OS which went on to become highly successful. Eventually he took over the management of other Google products like Gmail and Google Docs, and rose through the ranks rapidly. Born in Chennai, India, Pichai was bright and creative from a young age. Having received his education from some of the most prestigious institutions in the world, he worked in engineering and product management at Applied Materials and in management consulting at McKinsey & Company before becoming a part of Google. Pichai is well-liked by his colleagues and is dubbed as the “man behind Google’s most important products


$1.2 Billion


In February 2016, he was awarded 273,328 shares of Google's holding company Alphabet, which led to a rise in his net worth


On 10 August 2015, Sundar Pichai was named the new CEO of Google


His influence continued to increase and he was made the Product Chief in October 2014


In 2013, Andy Rubin, the creator of Android, left to work on a different project


By 2012, he had become the Senior Vice President of Chrome and apps


An engineering genius known for his innovative ideas, Sundar Pichai is best known as the mastermind behind the launch of the Chrome browser in 2008


He went on to complete his MBA from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania (2002), where he was named a Siebel Scholar and a Palmer Scholar


He was born as Pichai Sundararajan on July 12, 1972, in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

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