• The new CEO of Alphabet wakes up between 6:30 and 7 am and likes to have tea and toast with omelette.
  • As a child he would mix spicy Sambhar into a sweet dish called Payasam because he didn't really like sweets.
  • Pichai reads the Wall Street Journal in the morning and check out New York Times online before he begins his workday.
Pichai Sundararajan ⁠— that is the full name of Sundar Pichai ⁠— is the new Chief Executive of Alphabet, the holding company of Google. He is worth $600 million even before he takes the top jobs at one of the world’s most important companies in the internet era.

For many, his modest upbringing in Chennai would explain his humble demeanour. The fact is that he does lead a simple lifestyle.


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