Alumnus Sundar Pichai (MT/93/NH, Silver Medalist), CEO of Google Inc., has been appointed to the board of directors of Alphabet.
Pichai, has been leading the company for the past two years. As Google's CEO he is responsible for Google's product development and technology strategy in addition to the day-to-day-operations of the company.
Pichai joined Google in 2004 and led key product developments, now used by billions of people across the globe. In 2014, Pichai took over product engineering and research inititiaves for all products and platforms of Google. He became Google's CEO in August 2015.
Under Pichai, in addition to exponential growth in advertisment salesfrom various platforms, he also led Google to invest in machine learning, hardware and cloud computing.