Startup stories in association with O look. in. Google surprise the world when it announced the appointment of the new CEO on 10th August 2015. It became a proud moment for the Indian community to see an Indian bond become the CEO of a company that millions across the globe aspire to join. Today we are talking about the man who had his share of struggles before making it to the top as the current CEO of Google.
Sundar Piche and this is his success story.Pichay Sundra Rajay more commonly known to us as Sunder Pichay was born in Madhurai on July 12th nineteen 72. He belong to a lower middle class family and had never experienced the luxury of watching television or travelling by car in his childhood. However, Pichay saw technology in his hands at the age of twelve. But his father first bought a limeline for. He had a remarkable skill of memorising and remembering numbers as he could keep in mind all the numbers that he died. Likewise Sunder excelled in school and that paved his way into the metological division of IIT Harakur in India. Upon graduating, he migrated to the US in 1993 and initially plan to pursue a PSD from Stanford and embark on an academic career.
However, he dropped the plan and joined applied materials. A Silicon Valley semiconductor maker as an engineer and a product manager. But he did not work there for lawn. He later went on to complete his MBA from the school of the University of Pennsylvania. Where he was named a scholar and a palmer scholar. Following the completion of his MBA. He was appointed as a management consultant at company. While Sunder was battling with his lonely days as a migrant on the sure road to success.
He needed the support of his then girlfriend and now wife Anjade who many says plays a pivotal role in all his endeavours. Later he joined Google in 2 00 4 and his NQ was marked with the of a free mail service called G made. It is said that Sundal thought it to be a Google’s prank as the day of launch April 1st 2004 coincided with fools day. After getting inducted into Google.
Sundar’s first big success came after Google hit an infamous doomsday situation. Microsoft changed the default search engine on internet explorer with their own search engine called Bing. In those days during the year two thousand six. Almost everyone used internet explorer and now Sundar was responsible for coming up with a response. His solution a Google tool bar that enabled PC makers install it directly on to their PC and browser. Later he soon started working on other Google products such as Google Gears and Google Pack.
The success of Google’s toolbar gave Piche the idea that Google should develop its own browser. He discussed this idea with the CDS and faced a serious objection from the tense CEO Eric who thought that developing a browser would be a too expensive affair. However, Piche persevered and convinced the co-founders of Google Larry Page and Sergeant to launch Google’s own browser. And later Sundar played a pivotal role in the ultimate launch of the browser Google Chrome in two thousand eight.
Chrome proved to be a great success as it allowed the users to directly access Google search engine. With this Sundar became an international known figure. Following the phenomenal success of the Chrome which eventually became the number one browser in the world. Surpassing competitors such as internet explorer and Firefox. Chrome also paved the way for a series of other important products such as Chrome OS, Chromebooks and Chromecast.
Later in 2008 Sundar Pizza was promoted as the vice president of product development. In this position he started appearing more often at Google present and continued rising up the ranks in Google. By twenty twelve he became the senior vice president of Chrome and apps. Within a years time since becoming the senior VP. Sundar was also handed over the task of Android which still earlier was being managed by Andy Rubin.
The genius that he is.Sindhar developed it into Android one which was a project designed to offer affordable smartphones in all households worldwide. Inviting another five billion people to the Android world and within a short period of time Sundar was again promoted to become the head of products in 2014, which elevated him to become Larry Pages second in command. Apart from that Sundar had established himself as the public face of Google and was widely known to be as the master of ceremonies for Google’s annual developer conference.
By now Sundar had attracted a lot of attention of other technology power houses. As a matter of fact he was approached by Twitter come on board as the vice president of products and later he was also being considered to become the new CEO of Twitter. Other than that he was also strongly being considered to succeed Steve Walner as the CEO at Microsoft. However he remained a loyal Googler despite being approached by top tech companies.
This was also the time when Google’s holding company alphabet INC was being prepared. Hence to retain him and keep him on staff. Sunder was announced as the new CEO of Google which is the biggest company under alphabet. Well, as agreed by most of the top tech industry veterans. Sundar is one of the most all round and flexible professional. With his keen eye for the products along with his business acumen. He is often considered to be a better CEO than Larry Page.
Sundar Pache’s life story has been illustrious and is a marvelous paradigm for those who wish to achieve success even in difficult situations. With continuous hard work, perseverance and smart work. He was able to reach out to the top position in the company. Where every business leader wishes to pay. Today he is valued at over 150 million dollars and is heading the second most valuable brand in the world which is worth over $85 billion dollars. While is relentlessly working hard to bring out many more innovative solutions to the public. We at startup stories Vishham super success in taking the Google growth story to even greater heights.
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