Born Pichai Sundarajan on 12 july 1972 to Regunatha Pichai and Lakshmi Pichai, Sundar Pichai was schholed at Padma Seshadari Bala Bhavan, Chennai.
Sundar graduated in Metallurgical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur(IIT-KGP). A magnificent presentation at the IIT earned him a grant to Stanford University where he sought after M.S. in Material Science and Semiconductor Physics.
Sundar was at first slanted towards a scholarly profession and quickly played with getting a PhD at Stanford. Anyway he before long dropped out to function as item administrator at Applied Materials, a semiconductor producer. He at that point did his MBA from Wharton School of Business in 2002, where he was named a Siebel Scholar and a Palmer Scholar. He at that point functioned as a Management Consultant with McKinsey and Company.
The Google Years:
Sundar joined Google in 2004. Interestingly, it was upon the arrival of his meeting, first April 2004, that Google dispatched the free email administration, Gmail. He was at first allocated to work with a group on the Google search toolbar, just as different items, for example, Google Gears and Google Park.
It was Sundar who proposed building up Google’s own program to the top administration. Eric Schimdt, who was the CEO at that point, was unconvinced; in any case, Sundar’s industriousness took care of when Google’s fellow benefactors. Larry Page and Sergey Brin gave him the thumbs up to dispatch Google Chrome.
Chrome turned into an incredible achievement, before long turning into the most well known program on the planet. Sundar picked up in noticeable quality globally as the goliath enemy of Microsoft’s program, Internet Explorer. Before long, other fruitful items, for example, Chrome OS, Chromecast and Chromebook were dispatched.
Then, Sundar proceeded on his joyful route at Google, ascending from Vice-President for Product Development to Senior Vice-President of Chrome and Apps. He had, by at that point , assumed responsibility for Gmail and Google Docs also.
In 2013, Andy Rubin, maker of Android, Google’s working framework for cell phones, left the association. Larry Page gave Sundar charge of Android also. The next year, he was made Google’s Product Head, which prognosticated his unavoidable arrangement as CEO.
In 2015, Alphabet Inc., a holding organization was shaped ,which would claim Google’s auxiliaries and a more slender variant of Google itself. Larry Page assumed control over the reins of Alphabet Inc., while Sundar was named CEO of Google in August 2015.
Sundar Pichai is a building virtuoso, particularly noted for his inventive thoughts. He is known to be a calm, unassuming invidual, well-likely by all. At IIT Kharagpur , he was ‘the most splendid of his batch’,according to one of his mentors.
His dad planted the seeds of innovation into his brain by describing to him every day about his work day and difficulties at his work environment, General Electric Company. He reviews that Sundar consistently had an enormous memory, particularly for reviewing phone numbers.
About Sundar, Larry Page blogged that, “Sundar has been expressing the things I would have said for a long while now, and I’ve been immensely partaking in our work together”. That is disgusting acclaim, coming as it does from the huge man himself.
Sundar’s office at Google is known to be moderate to the point of being Spartan, which is additionally reflected in his way of life. He has stayed with out of governmental issues and is viewed as a motivating chief, who consistently remains behind his group. In organization gatherings, it is basic for him to just meander off,deep in thought, returning just when he has an answer for the issue close by. His political aptitudes have placed Google in an advantageous position, particularly in its dealings with versatile accomplice, Samsung.
For someone whose home didn’t have a phone until he was 12 years of age, to today manage over Android, the world’s most mainstream portable OS, is no mean accomplishment for Sundar. His really modest beginnings hang out as a distinct difference with his remaining on the planet today.
He is known to be routinely in contact over Skype with the understudies of IIT Kharagpur,his place of graduation. He’s really well known with designers and has been Masters of Ceremonies at Google’s yearly engineer occasion, I/O, for certain years now.
At a certain point , he was in dispute for the situation of Microsoft’s CEO, which eventually went to another Indians, Satya Narayan Nadella. However, he has stayed faithful to the organization which he joined even before it opened up to the world.
His heavenly archievements at Google have been sufficiently compensated; in 2016, he was granted 2,73,328 portions of Alphabet Inc.,Google’s parent organization. Today his assessed total assets is well over U.S. $650 million.
Sundar wedded his long-lasting girl friend, Anjali Pichai, whom he met when learning at IIT Kharagpur. Anjali is a compound specialist and is supposed to be the prime driver behind Sundar’s example of overcoming adversity. They have two youngsters, a child and a little girl, and live in Los Altos Hills, California.
Sundar is an affirmed cricket aficionado, in any event, having captained his secondary school group in a few competitions. He is additionally an enthusiastic aficionado of FC Barcelona and is known not to miss a solitary match of theirs. Furthermore, he plays badminton, outlines and even plays the guitar.
While Sundar Pichai is in charge of one of the most significant innovation organizations on the planet, he would need to marshal the entirety of his abilities to keep Google at the head of the innovation heap. Web-based media goliath Facebook is tossing a solid test to Google’s video-sharing site, Youtube, in the video-seeing space. Nonetheless, there is by all accounts barely any uncertainty that Sundar Pichai is equivalent to the undertaking.
Authored by : Mona Priya