India born Sundar pichai may not ring a bell but we have all worked on some his products from google including, the Chrome browser and Android mobile operating system. Pichai, 43 was announced the new CEO of Google by Co-founders Larry Page and Sergei Brin. The Search company is also set to Re-organize in a a massive shakeup by creating a mother company, ‘Alphabet’ which will be headed by Larry Page.
The new company is reported to include besides Google, units such as Calico (which focuses on Longevity), X lab (which incubates new efforts like Wing, Google’s drone delivery effort) and units dealing with life sciences (such as the one working on smart contact lens that detects blood sugar level). Google’s investment arms, Ventures and Capital, will also be part of Alphabet.
Pichai will oversee the biggest company under that umbrella, which will still be called Google and will continue to include some of Google’s best-known products, including its search engine, ads, maps, apps, YouTube and Android system.