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Indian Pride (Sundar Pichai) (Wishesh september magazine 2015)

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Indian Pride (Sundar Pichai) (Wishesh september magazine 2015)

  1. 1. SEPTEMBER 2015 | WWW.WISHESH.COMWWW.WISHESH.COM | SEPTEMBER 2015 34 nri profile Indian Pride Sundar Pitchai When the man ‘Sundar Pitchai’ joined Google, he seemed like an unlikely candidate for a CEO position, but his smart, intelligent and opinionated work, does prove his stand in the world today. The new CEO of Google hails from a middle-class Tamil family residing in Chennai, TamilNadu. Google’s announcement on 10th august that it would be subsumed within a new parent company called Alphabet had a bonus for people of Indian-origin, world over. The Google boss ‘Larry Page’ announced the happy news of Sundar Pitchai’s take over as CEO who will also play a key part in restructuring the company. Sundar Pitchai (43), was born and brought up in Chennai, but left the city after he completed his class XII in 1989. Pitchai completed his Class X at Jawahar Vidyalaya school located in Ashok Nagar, Chennai, and completed the Class XII from Vana Vani school he graduated from IIT, his professors spoke to Mr. Pitchai about pursuing a PhD abroad. Recommendations poured and then he went on to take another step forward. Mr. Pitchai did his MS and MBA. He holds an MS from Stanford University in Material Sciences and Engineering and an MBA from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, where he was named a Siebel Scholar and a Palmer Scholar. located inside the IIT campus, Chennai. He grew up living in a two bedroom house where his brother and he were touted to be studying all the time in the living room. His mother was a stenographer while his father, an engineer at a components factory. Mr Pitchai’s family did not own a car and had installed a telephone only when he was twelve years old. Mr. Pitchai’s real life experience played a major role in his professional life as well. He was able to manage Google’s conflict situation and was able to reach agreement in a fractious environment and helped the company regain its momentum after Andy Rubin soid Android to Google. He then did his majors in Metallurgical Engineering from IIT Kharagpur. After Pitchai did his MS and MBA. He holds an MS from Stanford University in Material Sciences and Engineering and an MBA.’’ ‘‘ nri profile Mr Pitchai started his career working working in engineering and product management at Applied Materials and in management consulting at McKinsey & Company. In his first job, he joined a very small company which worked as a team for Google’s search bar, Later, Pitchai suggested that the giant comes up with its own search browser. While this idea was very attractive, Page and other owners of Google, were interested in getting Mr. Pitchai join the Google team to serve the same purpose. He then joined Google in 2004 where he led the product management and innovation efforts for a suite of Google’s clients. His growth in the company was seen crystal clear when Pichai helped develop the Chrome OS, which has been successful in schools and colleges now. He was largely responsible for Google chrome’s invention and for the development of Google drive. He introduced and oversaw the development of Google apps like Google drive, Maps and Gmail. After his invention and innovative findings, he was then made the Director in Jive Software. Though those efforts have yet to catch on, Pichai wants to expand low-end Android smartphones in emerging markets. He then headed the entire Android department. It can be noticed that his growth was very progressive and steady and gave room for Google’s head ‘Page’ to anoint him as Chrome operating system for laptops, that also stores data in the cloud rather than storing it in a local device which may lose all data easily. Cloud computing was the concept he worked on. Also, supporting the concept of thought, ‘Page’ asked Sundar Pitchai to take over he joined a very small company which worked as a team for Google’s search bar, Later, Pitchai suggested that the giant comes up with its own search browser.’’ ‘‘

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