Why Google CEO wishes to come back to India someday
Google CEO, Sundar Pichai might come back to India one day. Pichai reveals his deep connection to the motherland in an interview to the Guardian.
Sundar Pichai's tenure at Google has helped the company in its innovative ambitions. Leading arguably the most powerful tech company has taught many things to Pichai. In an interview with The Guardian, Google CEO talks about his life as a kid on the streets of Madurai. Pichai compares the tech innovations in the United States and India.
Google CEO was very candid while speaking about India and his emotional connection towards the country. He admires the tech innovation that is taking place within India. Pichai believes that the fundamental difference between Silicon Valley and India is the pace of development in the Valley. An emerging tech ecosystem in India will take some time to match the pace of development as the USA.
The India-born CEO often visits the motherland. He recently visited his alma mater, IIT Kharagpur. Pichai graduated in 1993, he also interacted the students from IIT-Kharagpur and met some women Gokulpur village to educate them about Google's Internet Sathi program. Pichai is personally contributing to many Google programs that are specially designed for India.
Google CEO believes that India is the home for best engineering minds in the world. Recent Google releases like tap-to-translate and Tez payment app are the great examples of Google's products for India. Sundar Pichai reveals that he wishes to come back to India and give back the country's needs. He would like to be part of the technology transformation in India.
Sundar Pichai acknowledges the number of issues related to Google's India operations. He also highlights company's struggle with the European Union and tax issues faced in India. He is personally getting involved in fixing these operational issues and ethics of technology and AI. Google CEO was born to a middle-class family in Madurai in 1972.