Full Name: Pichai Sundararajan
Profession: CEO of Alphabet and Google
Why Famous: The Indian-born American computer scientist moved to America to study at Stanford University earning a degree in engineering and materials science.
Pichai joined Google in 2004, as head of Product Development. He initially focused on the Google toolbar before working on Google's own browser Chrome. He continued rising through Google ranks becoming heads of product design for most Google and over their Android smartphones in 2014.
In 21025 Pichai was named CEO of Google, when it was reorganized by Google founders Larry Page and Sergey Brinas as a subsidiary of Alphabet. In 2019 he became CEO of Alphabet.
- 2019-12-03 Google co-founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin announce they are stepping down from roles at parent company Alphabet, Sundar Pichai to become head of both