Sundar Pichai is CEO of Google Inc. Prior to ascending to CEO, Sundar is credited with leading the product management and innovation efforts of Google’s client software, most notably Google Chrome, Chrome OS, and Google Drive that he shepherded into global prominence. He also oversaw Android, the world’s largest mobile operating system.
Sundar is widely loved for his collaborative decision making style and approachability, likely stemming from his humble beginnings. His mother, Lakshmi, was a stenographer and his father, Regunatha, was an electrical engineer at GEC, the British conglomerate. Sundar grew up in a two-room apartment in Ashok Nagar, Chennai and is now reportedly worth over $1.2 billion.