Sunder Pichai, CEO of Google Inc. and Alphabet Inc.

CEO of Google Inc and its holding company, Alphabet Inc. was born on 12th of July 1972 in Chennai, Tamil Nadu.  His father, Regunatha Pichai, was an electrical engineer at a British Multinational Company while his mother was a stenographer. Sunder Pichai   was a brilliant and disciplined student. 

Sunder Pichai

He had displayed great interest in technology. He completed schooling from Jawahar Vidyalaya, Ashok Nagar, Chennai and completed the Class XII from Vana Vani school. 

Sunder  Pichai received his B. Tech in 1993 from Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur.  His wife , Anjali Pichai was his class mate at IIT Kharagpur.

He was awarded with a scholarship for further study at the renowned Stanford University.  There he obtained Master of Science in Material Science.  He also obtained MBA from Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

For a short duration he worked with the management consulting firm McKinsey and Company. Later on in 2004 he joined Google as the head of product management and development.  He was credited with and involved in the development of Google’s own browser, Chrome, released in 2008. Thus he surpassed the competitors like Firefox and Internet Explorer.

The Alphabet Inc. was formed in 2015 as a Google’s parent company. Sundar Pichai was awarded 273,328 shares of Alphabet in Feb.2016. On December 3, 2019, he was appointed  the CEO of Alphabet Inc.

Sunder Pichai is fond of Football and Cricket.  Sunder Pichai has become an icon for youngsters who has great dreams for their future.  He was selected as the next CEO of Google on 10th August, 2015. He is epitome of self-made person. He attained the success and recognition by dint of hard work and dedication.

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