Sundar Pichai, the Google CEO will also become the Chief of the parent company Alphabet after the internet giant co-founders Larry page, and Sergey Brin stepped down from their executive’s roles, which makes India born technology wizard one of the world most powerful corporate leaders.
Page and Brin are stepping down as the President and CEO, respectively of the Alphabet, the company announced on Tuesday.
“I’m excited about the Alphabet’s long term focus on tackling big challenges through technology. Thanks to Larry & Sergey, we have a timeless mission, enduring values and a culture of collaboration & exploration – a strong foundation we’ll continue to build on,” Pichai tweeted after the announcement of his elevation.
“The move confirms the ascendancy of Mr Pichai, as one of tech’s most powerful people,” The New York Times commented.