About Sundar Pichai :
Sundar Pichai is an Indian American business executive. Sundar Pichai has been the chief executive officer of Google Inc., since October 4, 2015, and a board member of Alphabet Inc., since October 2, 2017. He was announced as the next CEO of Google on August 10, 2015, succeeding Larry Page , who stepped down to become Chief Executive Officer of Alphabet. On January 24, 2018 he became the richest person in India after Lakshmi Mittal by surpassing a net worth of $US81 billion (on Forbes’ Billionaire list).
He is an alumnus of the Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur , where he met his future wife, Anjali Pichai.
Early life and education : Pichai was born in Madurai, Tamil Nadu , India, to Lakshmi Kumari and Ragunatha Pichai . His father worked at a factory that made electrical components for the Automobile industry . Sundar grew up in Ashok Nagar, Chennai , Tamil Nadu. When he was 15 years old, his father died in a road accident while he was traveling to work. He studied at the Holy Angels Anglo Indian Higher Secondary School in Chennai. [ citation needed ] He graduated from IIT Kharagpur (Metallurgical Engineering) with a Bachelor of Technology in metallurgical engineering. He earned his MBA from the Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad, where he topped his batch.      
In January 2016, Pichai and Google agreed to: pay a $7 million fine to settle a U.S. Federal Trade Commission privacy investigation and properly delete data of users who want that done; clearly inform users of how to opt out of Google’s use of their information when selling ads; and launch a campaign to educate consumers about privacy controls on Android devices . The Associated Press reported the timing of the settlement is important because it may influence how forthcoming Apple , Facebook and will be with permission requests for user data on their mobile devices.
Personal life : Pichai is married to Anjali Pichai (née Chada) and has two children, son Kiran and daughter Kavya . His father-in-law is former CEO of Hindustan Unilever Ltd., Mohan Krishnamurthy, while his mother-in-law, Malini Chada , is a Kathak dancer. Sundar was the captain of IIT Kharagpur’s basketball team for two consecutive years. He also played cricket and football in his younger days. He is an avid fan of cricket and supports the Indian national cricket team . He follows the sports closely including live matches when he is traveling. Sundar has a keen interest in photography .
Sundar Pichai History
On July 28th 2014, Sundar was appointed new CEO of Google replacing Larry Page who became CEO again after doing a 2 year break from work. Page took this job back for many reasons such as wanting more hands on control over the company and wanting to get “back to running things” . He also wanted somebody who
Google has appointed the 43-years old Sundar Pichai as its new CEO. Who is, Sundar Pichai? Well, for starters, he’s a very hardworking man and he comes from humble beginnings [this would be good to mention in an article because it can give people hope]. He was born on July 12th 1972 in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India.
He earned his bachelor of engineering degree at IIT Kharagpur before earning an MBA from Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania .
When he was looking at colleges to attend, he considered MIT but eventually decided on Stanford. Before attending graduate school , Sundar worked for Applied Materials , McKinsey & Company, and Airtel (an Indian telecom company).
Sundar Pichai Education
After studying at Wharton, Sundar joined Google in 2004. He has held many jobs with the company including product management and development, research , business operations, geo, commerce & ads , and most recently senior vice-president of Android, Chrome & Apps .
“He’s very hands-on,” says Justin Rosenstein, who worked with Pichai on several projects when he was a program manager at Google. “He would pick up his guitar in meetings when it looked like someone was struggling to describe something musically .”
His hobbies are playing the guitar and cricket. And last month, Sundar married his longtime girlfriend Anjali.
Sundar Pichai Extra Curricular Activities
Sundar is also known for being an avid cricket fan . His favorite teams are the Chennai Super Kings (a local Indian cricket team) and the Hyderabad Sunrisers .
In his spare time, he’s been known to play cricket, a sport that Google co-founder Sergey Brin has played with him. Although not as skilled as Brin, Pichai is said to do pretty well and even has a cricket bat signed by Sachin Tendulkar , a famous Indian cricketer .
Speeches & Dialogues :
2006-07 – “Globalization of IT Services” at the CII High Tech Week, Hyderabad , India
2007-08 – “Embracing Disruption: The Changing Landscape for knowledge workers” at the TLF Bangalore Leadership Summit, Bangalore , India
2008-09 – “IT Innovation in Manufacturing Sector “at SAE INDIA Auto Expo 2009, Greater Noida , India 2009-10 – Speech on “Technology and Infrastructure for Digital Broadcast Entertainment”, at CII Big Picture Summit 2010, New Delhi , India 2010-11 – Interview to the Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad students on “Embrace Disruption: Google and the Web Revolution” as part of the 36th Annual Leaders’ Lecture, Ahmedabad , India 2013-14 – “Leadership in Innovation and Technology” at the Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur Convocation, Kharagpur , India
2014-15 – “Leaders and Disruptors: The stories behind some remarkable transformations” at IIM Kozhikode Convocation, Kozhikode , India 2016-17 – “Transformation through Mobile Internet”, interview at Delhi College of Engineering’s 2016 Convocation by Professor Pramath Raj Sinha , Founder Chairman & Dean, DCE 2015-16 – Interview to IIT Jodhpur students on “The Role of an Engineer in the Transformation of India”, as part of the 14th Annual Convocation Lecture, Jodhpur , India 2016-17 – “Speak Up, Speak Loudly” at Indian School of Business ‘s 5th Annual Convocation Speaker Series 2018 – “Building Bridges” at IIT Dhanbad’s 8th Annual Convocation
Notable awards : 2013 Economic Times Awards for Corporate Excellence Most Admired CEO 2014 Inside EC/DCI Power 50 Awardee Recognition by University of Pennsylvania Wharton School 2015 CII Big Picture Summit Award Recognition by BITS Pilani Hyderabad campus 2017 Asia Game Changer Award Recognition by HRD Ministry & PHD Chamber of Commerce & Industry 2017 ET Awards for Corporate Excellence Winner in the Large Enterprise Category 2018 Mid-Year Economic Times Award Recognition by BITS Pilani Hyderabad campus
Sundar Pichai Family
Sundar Pichai was born on July 12, 1972. His father is a Tamilian from India and mother is a Punjabi from Jallandhar He has one sister. In an interview as part of the promotion for his film “New York”, director Mira Nair called him “the most beautiful man in the world.”
Sundar Pichai Education
Pichai studied metallurgical engineering at IIT Kharagpur , where he stood first throughout his batch. He then went on to enroll into Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur , for a master’s degree in materials science and engineering but eventually changed his area of study to computer science and engineering . While at IIT, Pichai taught as a guest lecturer on topics related to computer science at the department of computer science and engineering for a couple of semesters.
In 1994, he went to the University of Pennsylvania where he earned his MBA from Wharton School of Business in 1999 as a Baker Scholar , graduating with highest honors. He worked at Applied Materials as a manufacturing engineer from January 1996 to June 1997, and at Modems Inc. from June 1997 to April 2000 as a product manager .
Sundar Pichai at Google
In April 2000 Pichai joined Google as an engineer and has since become their Vice President of Product Development.
Sundar Pichai Wife
Sundar is happily married Anjali Pichai who is an architect by profession. They have two children – a daughter named Kavya and a son named Kiran.
Pichai’s wife Anjali is an architect by profession. He has often spoken about how she went back to work after their first child was born, saying there are certain advantages when the woman in the family earns more than her husband!
Sundar Pichai with his wife at a social event.
Reliance Foundation of India Chairman Nita M Ambani had also hosted a gala charity dinner of USD 200,000 for America’s Cup –the world’s premier yachting competition
Sundar Pichai Salary & Net Woth
On October 2, 2015, Sundar Pichai became the CEO of Google after the reorganization of the company’s structure which separated its core Internet business from some of its experimental projects.
Prior to this appointment, he was in charge of Android, Chrome and Apps businesses while being senior vice president at Google. Prior to that he worked for McKinsey & Company as a management consultant. Mr. Pichai is married with two kids and lives in Los Altos Hills, California.
Currently Sundar Pichai Sundar Pichai salary is $199 Million. It seems like an odd number considering it’s not divisible by four (the number most people use to divide their net worth). However, there are many factors at play here. The first is, Google’s parent company Alphabet doesn’t want to show how much it pays any one person annually – only the total value of what they will receive if a certain condition occurs (in this case, a change in control).
According to Forbes magazine , Pichai has an estimated net worth of $650 million as of July 2017. He was ranked #20 on the Forbes list of The World’s Most Powerful People in 2016 and #6 on their list of Richest Indian CEOs as well as being listed as #43 on the Forbes list of The World’s Billionaires with a net worth of $1.9 billion as of March 2017.
In 2015, Sundar Pichai salary was reported to be around $200 million. The exact amount was not made public as Google is privately held and does not disclose such information about its CEO or other employees.