Sundar Pichai is an Indian who is a business executive and is the Chief Executive Officer of Google. He rose to fame after he has been promoted as the Chief Executive Officer of Google and parent company Alphabet in the year 2015.
He was one of the instrumental in the development of Google Web Browser. He is also a sports-loving personality and loves to play cricket and football. He is a huge fan of football club FC Barcelona and never misses to watch any match of his favorite team.
Sundar Pichai Wiki/Biography
Born on 12 July 1972, Sundar Pichai’s age is 48 years as of 2020. He was born and brought up in an upper-middle-class family from Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India. He completed his high school education from Jawahar Vidyalaya in Chennai and completed his senior secondary education from Vana Vani School in the Indian Institute of Technology in Madras, Chennai, India.
|Full Name||Sundar Pichai|
|Date of Birth||12 July 1972|
|Birth Place||Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India|
|Profession||Chief Executive Officer of Google|
|School||Jawahar Vidyalaya, Chennai and Vana Vani School Indian Institute of Technology, Chennai|
|College / University||Indian Institute of Technology in Kharagpur, Stanford University in California and Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania|
|Net Worth||$600 Million|
He completed his graduation degree in Metallurgical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology in Kharagpur. After that, he enrolled himself at Stanford University in California from where he completed his M.S. in Material Science and Engineering. He also completed his Masters of Business Administration degree from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. He is very good at studies since his childhood and was termed as a Palmer and Siebel scholar during his college life.
Family, Girlfriend & Relationships
Sundar Pichai belongs to an upper-middle-class educated Hindu family from Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India. He is an Indian by nationality and has his belief in the Hinduism religion.
His father’s name is Regunatha Pichai who was an electrical engineer at a British Conglomerate GEC and his mother’s name is Lakshmi Pichai who was a stenographer.
He also has one sibling, his younger brother’s name is Srinivasan Pichai.
Sundar Pichai’s marital status is married. He is married to Anjali Pichai, she is also an engineer from the Indian Institute of Technology in Kharagpur.
The couple has two children, his son’s name is Kiran Pichai and his daughter’s name is Kavya Pichai. They both dated each other since their college life and after a few years of their relationship, they decide to tie their knots with each other.
|Father Name||Regunatha Pichai|
|Mother Name||Lakshmi Pichai|
|Brother Name||Srinivasan Pichai|
|Wife Name||Anjali Pichai|
|Children||Kiran Pichai and Kavya Pichai|
Sundar Pichai is a good looking man with an attractive and charming personality. He is 5 feet and 11 inches in height and his bodyweight is around 70 Kg. He is of slim body type and with average body measurements. He takes good care of his health with regular exercise and yoga sessions. He has black color hair and also has blistering dark brown color beautiful eyes.
Sundar Pichai started his career as an engineer after completing his education. He started working at Applied Materials Inc. and then at McKinsey & Company as a management consultant. After that in the year, 2004he joined Google and served as the management lead of the product.
Sundar Pichai was instrumental in the development of Google Web Browser and other Google products like Google Toolbar, Google Pack, Desktop Search, Gadgets, Firefox extensions, and applications like Gmail, Google maps, and Mac products. He also played an important role in the development of the Android mobile operating system.
Sundar Pichai also served as the director of Jive Software for almost 2 years and in the year 2014, he was one of the contenders to be the Chief Executive Officer of Microsoft. But later on, Satya Nadela held that post. In the year 2015, he was elected as the CEO of Google and parent company Alphabet Inc. after Larry Page and Eric Schmidt.
Facts and Information
He admires the works of celebrities like Deepika Padukone, Lionel Messi, and Sachin Tendulkar in their respective fields.
He was very good at cricket and also good at leadership skills during his school days. He was also appointed as the captain of his high school cricket team.
In an interview, Sundar Pichai revealed that after his graduation Sundar bagged a scholarship for further studies in the United States. He also added that his family was not so rich to afford the expenses of his traveling but somehow his father managed to spend all his family saving for Sundar’s expenses.
In the year 2011, Sundar decided to leave Google and wanted to join the leadership team of Twitter. But his company offered him an extraordinary package of $50 million in stocks fearing the loss after he departs from the company.
He is the third CEO of the Google and first non-white to serve at that post. In his recent speech addressing the graduation ceremony at Stanford University, he said that his father spent his one year salary on his plane ticket when he got admission to Stanford University in the United States.