Sundar Pichai: The New CEO Of Google

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Sundar Pichai: The New CEO Of Google

Sundar Pichai
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This name might be new to your ears but after sometime you will get familiar with this name.

Sundar Pichai, is declared to be the new CEO of Google.

On 10th of August Larry Page, co-founder of Google mentioned on official Google Blog that Sundar Pichai will be the upcoming CEO for Google.

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Larry says “I feel very fortunate to have someone as talented as he is to run the slightly slimmed down Google and this frees up time for me to continue to scale our aspirations. I have been spending quite a bit of time with Sundar, helping him and the company in any way I can, and I will of course continue to do that. Google itself is also making all sorts of new products, and I know Sundar will always be focused on innovation — continuing to stretch boundaries. I know he deeply cares that we can continue to make big strides on our core mission to organize the world’s information.”

Sundar was the Senior Vice President of Google Android, Chrome and Apps.

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He was also part of the team that launched the Chrome browser and worked on various search products, including Google Toolbar, Desktop Search, Gadgets, and Google Gears and Gadgets, according to Business Insider magazine.

Before joining Google, Pichai worked as an engineer at manufacturer Applied Materials, followed by a stint in management consulting at McKinsey & Company, according to Business Insider.

US media described him as soft-spoken, little-known, and a long-time right-hand man to mentor Page.

Pichai belongs to Chennai, Tamil Nadu and is a graduate from IIT Kharagpur.

He also has a degree of M.Sc (Masters in Science) from Stanford University and Master of Business Administration from the Wharton School of University of Pennsylvania.

Here is a video of the upcoming CEO and the plans he has for Google.

How do you think will this big change will affect Google?

Will this be a good change or a bad one?

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