As chief executive officer, Sundar Pichai is responsible for the day-to-day operations, product and technology strategy for Google and parent-company, Alphabet.
Sundar joined Google in 2004 and helped lead the development of Google Toolbar and Google Chrome, key consumer products which are now used by hundreds of millions of people. In 2014 he took over product, engineering, and research efforts for all of Google’s products and platforms. This includes Search, Maps, Communications, Google Play, Commerce, and Ads, as well as our suite of cloud-based solutions for consumers, businesses and education known as Google Apps and Cloud Platform. He’s also responsible for two of the most important platforms in computing today—Android and Chrome. After years of working closely with Google’s co-founders, Larry Page and Sergey Brin, Sundar became Google’s CEO in August 2015.
Before joining Google, Sundar held positions at Applied Materials and McKinsey & Company. Sundar received a bachelor’s degree from the Indian Institute of Technology and was awarded an Institute Silver Medal. He holds a master’s degree from Stanford University and an MBA from the Wharton School, where he was named a Siebel Scholar and a Palmer Scholar.