It is a fact that majority of the people do use the google services. Ranging from the emails services to browser, it is common tools that are currently in use by very many people. Well, the Chief executive officer of Google is Sundar Pichai. He did assume this role in the year 2015 in October. Here is a quick summary of net worth, career and earnings of Sundar Pichai in 2018.
Early Life & Biography
Sundar Pichai was conceived in the year 1972 on July 12th. His parents were Lakshmi and Regunatha Pichai. He grew up in Chennai. He did a study in Jawahar Vidyalaya and the Vana Vani School. He then proceeded to join Indian Institute of Technology. Here, he did study metallurgical engineering. He is well learned as he also holds M.S from the Stanford and MBA from Wharton.
Despite rising to this position, he has opted to keep his family life private and low key. He is married to one wife by the name Anjali Pichai. They have been blessed with two children. He has enjoyed stability in his marriage life, and it has not been dogged with a lot of controversies.
Career, Awards & Nominations
His initial plans were to focus on an academic line. However, after dropping the idea, he started to work for the Applied Materials in product management department. After enrolling and completing his MBA, he did begin to work for the McKinsey & Company as the management consultant. He joined Google in the year 2004 where he began working as part of the team who did work on the Google’s Search Toolbar. Pichai also did work on products like the Google Gear and the Google Pack.
Pichai came up with the idea of the Google creating their browser, and he did work very hard towards it before it got launched in the year 2008. Google Chrome was able to achieve huge success, and this was his first step to international fame. In the year 2008, he would get promoted to position of the Vice President in charge of Product development. His hard work continued to help him steer through the ladder to become Senior Vice President of the Chrome and apps in the year 2012.
After the departure of Andy Rubin from Google, he did get promoted to be the head of the Android department. He was able to handle the two positions very well, and he rose to become the Product Chief in the year 2014. Moreover, Sundar was Director of the Jive Software from the year 2011 to the year 2013. In the year 2015, on August, he got chosen to become the Chief Executive Officer of Google. He did step into this role when Alphabet Inc. got formed as holding company for the Google.
Interestingly, he had been a contender of the Chief Executive Officer of Microsoft Company. However, the job would later be given to Satya Nadella.
Sundar has achieved so much in his career. However, one of his greatest achievements is being the creator and founder of the Google chrome. It has become a very well-known browser all over the world. It has been able to outshine other browsers like Internet Explorer.
Net Worth & Earnings
So how much is this man worth? Sundar’s current net worth is over then $1.5 billion. Majority of the shares he holds are in google. When he became the Chief Executive officer, he was given 273, 328 shares. In the year 2016, he did receive a salary of $200 million.
Sundar has risen over the ranks to become the head of this corporation. He continued to display hard work and perseverance. When he got the post of CEO, it did not come as a surprise as he had risen to head various departments in the company.