Padma Bhushan Sundar Pichai: Today, this shining star of the world of technology does not need any introduction. The name of Sundar Pichai is also included in the list of Padma Bhushan awardees for the 73rd Republic Day. Apart from Sundar Pichai, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella is also given this award. Let us tell you, Padma Vibhushan is the country’s second-highest civilian honour after Bharat Ratna.
Padma Bhushan Sundar Pichai
Sundar Pichai is an American citizen of Indian origin. He was born in Chennai, Tamil Nadu. Belonging to a middle family, Sundar was brilliant from his studies. He did his BTech from IIT Kharagpur. He did his further studies abroad. After doing MS from Stanford University, Sundar Pichai did MBA from Wharton School.
Sundar Pichai’s journey with Google started in 2004. When he joined Google after finishing his studies, it was said that talent needs no introduction. Sundar Pichai also translated the same proverb. After joining Google, he played an essential role in developing Google Chrome and Google Toolbar. Google Chrome became the world’s most famous internet browser. Sundar’s talent also got four moons.
After this, Sundar Pichai never looked back. Due to his passion and advanced mind, he went on to gain fame at Google. Apart from Toolbar and Chrome, he launched many popular products like Desktop Search, Google Pack, Gadgets, Firefox Extension etc. There came a time when Sundar Pichai’s opinion was also taken to take big decisions. In 2015, he was made the CEO of the world’s leading IT company Google.
Even today, Sundar Pichai has become the CEO of the world’s largest IT company Google. But there was a time when Sundar Pichai had a severe shortage of money. Once, he said that his father had to spend his entire salary of one year sending abroad (America). But with his hard work and dedication, Sundar Pichai has achieved that position today, which is an inspiration.