Sundar Pichai is the name of the hour. From a calm and composed tech developer, to now heading the world's leading tech company Google, Pichai's journey to the top position in Google shows his achievements in a relatively short time period.
When Google, which has now been restructured as Alphabet to be the parent company to Google and its subsidiaries, announced that Sundar Pichai is the company's new CEO, it took many of us by surprise. The Chennai born Sundar Pichai has been associated with Google since 2004, and most recently was positioned as the senior vice president of product.
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Within a period of 11 years, Pichai has reached to be at the helm of Google, for he has been known for his contribution in Google's major products such as Gmail, Maps, Chrome and Chrome OSes, and Google Drive.
We now know the Indian-origin leader as the head of Google's core business, but there are many things about him that you may not know. Here we have 10 photos giving us a look at his family, wife and other things.
Sundar Pichai with his parents Regunatha Pichai and Lakshmi in California in 1997, when they came to visit him in the U.S. for the first time.
When Bollywood superstar SRK met Sundar Pichai at Google's headquarters
A snap of Sundar Pichai's daughter Kavya and his son Keiron
Sundar Pichai proposed Anjali during their final year in IIT Kharagpur
Congratulation message posted on Sundar's Childhood School Board [Vanavani Matric Higher Secondary School]
IIT Kharagpur's new Facebook page congratulates Sundar Pichai.
Sundar Pichai at the Stanford University dorms in 1994. His father was an electrical engineer and both father, son shared great interest in the subjects.
Sundar Pichai applied translucent rainbow to celebrate the legalisation of gay marriage across the United States. This is his current Facebook DP now.
Sundar Pichai with his Rajasthani wife Anjali Pichai at an event. Sundarajan was the bright student in his batch and stood first in the department. Later he went on to get the silver medal.
Sundar Pichai and his wife Anjali at Diwali party. Sundar Pichai has keen interest in Cricket and was the captain of his school cricket team.