The Indian (Madurai) born Sundar Pichai, CEO of search engine giant Google has now been named as the CEO of Alphabet (the parent company) as Larry Page and Sergey Brin stepped down. The Google Co-founders announced they were stepping down from day-to-day management of parent Alphabet Inc. Pichai is an alumnus of IIT Kharagpur and also holds an MS from Stanford, and an MBA from Wharton.
10 things you might not have known about Sundar Pichai
1. Pichai Sundararajan is his full name
2. In school, he was the cricket team captain
3. His first mobile phone ever was a Motorola Startac in 1995
4. He loves to play chess
5. Has a sweet tooth and loves kheer
6. As per reports, his net worth is $600 million (close to Rs 43,200 crore)
7. His wife Anjali fell in love with him at IIT Kharagpur while they were studying together.
8. He was interested in electronics though he did BTech in metallurgy from IIT Kharagpur
9. He has two children – Kavya and Kiran
10. He has a phenomenal memory and remembers phone numbers he hears