Pichai Sundararajan , better known as Sundar Pichai, is an Indian – American business executive. He is the chief executive officer of Alphabet Inc. and its subsidiary Google.
|Born||10 June ,1972|
|Height||5ft 11 inches|
Sundar Pichai is the current Chief Executive Officer(CEO) of the search engine Google and Alphabet Inc. He is an India born world-class figure. Sundar Pichai is the driving force behind Google’s ideological journey.
He has been with Google since 2004 and has played a leading role in many of the company’s revolutionary projects, such as the Android operating system, Google Chrome, and Google Glass(which was later discontinued).
In 2015, Sundar Pichai became the CEO of Google. His age is 50 years old as of year 2023.
Family and Education
His mother, Lakshmi, was a stenographer, and his father, Regunatha Pichai, was an electrical engineer at GEC, the British conglomerate. His father also had a manufacturing plant that produced electrical components.
Pichai completed schooling in Jawahar Vidyalaya Senior Secondary School in Ashok Nagar, Chennai and completed the class XII from Vana Vani School at IIT Madras. Pichai earned his degree from IIT Kharagpur in metallurgical engineering.
Moving to the United States, he attained an M.S. from Stanford University in material science and engineering and further attained an MBA from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania , where he was named a Siebel Scholar and a Palmer Scholar, respectively.
Pichai worked in engineering and product management at Applied Materials and in management consulting at McKinsey &Company. Pichai joined Google in 2004, where he led the product management and innovation efforts for a suite of Google’s client software products, including Google Chrome and Chrome OS, as well as being largely responsible for Google drive.
He went on to oversee the development of other applications such as Gmail and Google Maps On November 19, 2009, Pichai gave a demonstration of Chrome OS; the Chromebook was released for trial and testing in 2011, and released to the public in 2012. On May 20, 2010, he announced the open-sourcing of the new video codec VP8 by Google and introduced the new video format, Web M.
On March 13, 2013, Pichai added Android to the list of Google products that he oversaw. Android was formerly managed by Andy Rubin. He was a director of Jive Software from April 2011 to July 30, 2013.
Pichai was selected to become the next CEO of Google on August 10, 2015 after previously being appointed Product Chief by CEO, Larry page. On October 24, 2015, he stepped into the new position at the completion of the formation of Alphabet Inc, the new holding company for the Google company family.
Pichai had been suggested as a contender for Microsoft’s CEO in 2014, a position that was eventually given to Satya Nadella. In August 2017, Pichai drew publicity for firing a Google employee who wrote a ten-page manifesto criticizing the company’s diversity policies.
In December 2017, Pichai was a speaker at the World Internet Conference in China, where he stated that “a lot of work Google does is to help Chinese companies. There are many small and medium-sized businesses in China who take advantage of Google to get their products to many other countries outside of China.”
In December 2019, Pichai became the CEO of Alphabet Inc.
Honors & Awards
In 2022, Pichai received the Padma Bhushan from the Government of India, its third- highest civilian award.
U.S. Congressional testimony
On December 11, 2018, Sundar Pichai was questioned by the U.S. House Judiciary Committee on a range of Google-related issues such as possible political bias on Google’s platforms, the company’s alleged plans for a “censored search app” in China, and its privacy practices.
In response, Pichai informed the committee that Google employees cannot influence search results. He also stated that Google users can opt out of having their data collected and that “there are no current plans for a censored search engine” in China.
In October 2020, the United States Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation unanimously voted in favor of, and on a bipartisan basis, to subpoena Pichai, along with Facebook (today Meta) CEO Mark Zuckerberg and then Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey, to testify before the committee in response to lawmakers’ concerns over the technology industry’s exemption from Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act of 1934.
Sundar Pichai Net worth
The net worth of Sundar Pichai is estimated around $1.31 billion Dollars which is around ₹10,800 Crores in Indian rupees as of 2023.
The primary source of income of Sundar Pichai is salary in the post of CEO of Google and Alphabet inc. His monthly salary is around $2 million which is around 16 crores in indian rupees in the post of CEO of Google.
|Net Worth||$1.31 billion|
|Net Worth In Indian Rupees||₹ 10,800 crores.|
|Monthly Income And Salary||₹ 16 crores+|
|Yearly Income||$ 242 million+|
|Income Source||Google CEO|
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FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions)
1. What is Sundar Pichai Salary per month?
Ans. Google’s annual proxy filling with the US Securities and Exchange Commission says that Sundar Pichai’s base salary will be $2 million(around 16 crores INR).
2. What was the rank of Sundar Pichai in JEE?
Ans We estimate Sundar Pichai’s rank was likely between 1300-1700.
3. What is Google CEO salary in rupees?
Ans. The estimated take home salary of a CEO at Google ranges between ₹ 10.0 Lakhs to ₹ 200 Lakhs per month in India.
4. What is the major contribution of Sundar Pichai in Google?
Ans. As Google’s Chief Executive Officer, responsible for product development and technology strategy, as well as the company’s day-to-day operations.
5. What is the wife name of Sundar Pichai?
Ans. Sundar Pichai’s wife name is Anjali Pichai.
6. Who is CEO of Alphabet?
Ans. Sundar Pichai, the CEO of Google, assumed the CEO role at Alphabet while retaining the same at Google.