Google’s New Boss- Sundar Pichai
If you’ve ever felt that you don’t understand what Google is about, Google Google and you will see a lot of results about Google, on Google. That’s the power and magic of Google. Google is an MNC specializing in products and services related to The internet. Google has redefined our lives. Our lives that we lead today, wouldn’t be the same without google. So when the recent news broke out that they had replaced the founder of the Google, Larry Page from his position of being the CEO of his brain child, you surely must have had a lot of questions to ask.
“Vision is the art of seeing, what is invisible to the others”, a quote by Jonathan Swift. One of the many reasons why Pichai Sundararajan was made the CEO of arguably the world’s largest company.
He was born in Tamil Nadu, India. He spent his early years in the Chennai region. Sundararajan came to the United States of America and attained a master’s of science degree, as well as a master’s in business administration .He joined Google when he was actually trying to talk one of his friends out of joining the firm, but the conversation lead to some other direction, and he was hired by Google. For him technology came in his life when his father bought a telephone. He was just 12 years old and this device made him realise his talent for numerical recall. He had an eidetic memory, which he realized when he would dial any number and have it in his memory forever, little did he know then could come in very handy for him when he would become CEO. Sundar Pichai, was the head of engineering at Google, when he was announced as CEO of the company recently. When he was made CEO, it was shocking news to almost everyone. Google as we all know is an extension of its co-founders: Larry Page and Sergey Brin. Sundar Pichai is the new Google’s CEO after the announcement of the new parent company, Alphabet. In 2004 he joined the company and were the third person to be CEO. He made a name for himself early as a product manager, working on crucial efforts like Chrome. Pichai has only one trusted lieutenant, Pichai. Eric Schmidt handed over the baton to Page in 2012, since when Page installed a core team of vice presidents which included many influential and genius people of the company. Pichai has outlasted all of them at Google because one by one he managed to eat away their roles into his initial role of being the head of Chrome. Sundararajan was made the overlord of Google’s two big operating systems.
If you use any product of Google, the chances are that he’s running it but why does that matter? Well Google’s kind of a big deal when it comes to technology and what he thinks of technology is what Google will think of technology. So if we can understand what he believes, we can get a small glimpse of the future of technology.
Not many know this, in the last February, he was rumored to be in active negotiations with the rival tech giant Microsoft,to become their third CEO. Sundar Pichai is the talk of the whole tech world right now, and why wouldn’t he be, he just bagged himself the topmost position in the world’s largest tech company. Way to go Pichai, you’ve inspired us all!