Sundar Pichai Appointed as Google’s New CEO

Sundar Pichai Appointed as Google’s New CEO

On Monday, Google announced that it will be creating a new holding company called 'Alphabet'. It's a part of Google's move to restructure its operating process.

Larry Page, co-founder of Google will be stepping down as the chief and Sundar Pichai is appointed as head of a "slimmed-down" version of the company.

Pichai has worked with Google for last eleven years and has been a key force behind developing the Google Chrome browser and Google Apps. Moreover, though he did not make any headlines and is not a familiar name but his work has had a significant effect in the manner the company works.

Pichai, an Indian born moved to the U. S. in 1993 for purpose of higher studies. He did his masters from Stanford and acquired an MBA degree from Wharton School of Business. In 2004 he started working with Google that was the time when Gmail was launched by the company.

Pichai who started as a product manager climbed the wrung with his ability, responsibility and hard work without even trying to steal the limelight. Later on he worked on new versions of the Google tool bar and also got the responsibility of overseeing the development of Chrome. Further on he became the head of Android, which is the mobile-phone operating system of Google.