Sundar Pichai Google’s New CEO
In Google's unprecedented corporate restructuring, Sundar Pichai, 43, may be the biggest winner. His appointment caps a rise from middle management to the C-suite in just a decade.
CLAIMS TO FAME
Pichai spearheaded the creation of Chrome, Google’s web browser, shortly after joining the company in 2004. It is now the most popular browser in the U.S. and has helped Google cement its lead in search.
Google has dominated online searches for more than a decade, but mobile users are increasingly going to specific apps to find information that Google’s web-crawling bots can’t access.