Google CEO Sundar Pichai symbolizes the new India: IT industry

The Indian IT industry is upbeat over the appointment of Indian-born Sundarajan Pichai, 43, as chief executive of the world’s largest search engine Google in the US.

Elated over the meteoric rise of Pichai in Google, who will succeed its co-founder Larry Page a decade after joining the Silicon Valley behemoth in 2004, a top industry executive said on Tuesday that the IIT graduate symbolized new India, representing talent, technology, innovation and managerial acumen.

“It is not a surprise that another Indian techie has made it to the top a year after Satya Nadella became Microsoft’s chief executive. They both with many others represent the best of talent, creativity and managerial ability to run global corporations,” Nasscom president R Chandrashekhar told IANS.

In a sudden announcement at Palo Alto where Google is headquartered, Page said that former Chrome and Android head Pichai would be the new executive as he was moving out to head a new umbrella company Alphabet.

Google’s other co-founder Sergey Brin will be the president of Alphabet, floated to run its other subsidiaries such as Life Sciences and Calico.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi was the first to greet Pichai for heading one of the most valued technology firms in the world.

Source: Times of India


One Response to “Google CEO Sundar Pichai symbolizes the new India: IT industry”

  1. Jeff Mazzini Says:

    Reblogged this on AAMC Training's Blog and commented:
    Sumdarajan has shown not only
    the Indian people but to all that anything
    is possible if you have the commitment
    drive and passion then anything is possible

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