In 2012 when Larry Page took the reins of Google from Eric Schmidt, Page organised a core team of Vice Presidents and in which Pichai Sundararajan was one of them. But in the long way Pichai has outlasted all the others in Google because he managed to utilise their roles into his initial role of being the head of Chrome.
In 2014 when Andy Rubin left the control of Android for a robotic project at Google, Pichai was made the lord of Google’s two operating System & under him both operating systems have done well & by October 2014 he was the single most influential executive at Google who took over product management & engineering of all Google products.
In October, 2015 he was announced as the CEO of Google Inc.
He is a huge Cricket fan & also played as the captain of his school cricket team in his early days. He planned of doing PhD. from Stanford however he dropped out & joined a Silicon Valley firm name Applied Materials as an engineer & product manager.He completed his MBA from Wharton School & joined Google Inc. in 2004, the same year when Google launched GMAIL.
It was in buzz for sometime that he was one of the top contenders for the post of CEO at Microsoft.
Pichai is considered to be one of the most versatile executive in the tech industry with the knowledge of product management & engineering & the perfect person to lead Google’s visions.
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