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Sundar Pichai net worth and biography

Sundar Pichai Biography and Net Worth

CEO of Alphabet

Pichai Sundararajan, known as Sundar Pichai, is an Indian-American business executive and CEO of Google, as well as Google’s holding company, Alphabet. He also serves on Alphabet’s Board of Directors. 

As a boy growing up in Madurai, a city in southern India, Pichai gravitated towards technology after listening to his father describe the problems he was solving as an electrical engineer. Pichai displayed an extraordinary memory of being able to recall every number dialed during the day when the family got their first rotary phone. 

After earning a degree in metallurgical engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur, he received a scholarship to study at Stanford University where he graduated with an M.S. in engineering and materials science in 1995. 

Pichai remained in the U.S. working briefly for semiconductor maker, Applied Materials, and completing an M.B.A. from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania where he was named a Sibel Scholar and Palmer Scholar in 2002. After a brief stint in management consulting at McKinsey & Co., he began his career at Google in 2004 as the head of project management and development. 

The future CEO was tasked with developing the Google Toolbar—the program that made the Google search engine the default option for the most popular Web browsers including Microsoft’s Internet Explorer and Mozilla’s Firefox. The toolbar’s success convinced Pichai that Google should create its own browser. After persuading its founders, Larry Page and Sergey Brin, Pichai led the development of Google Chrome which launched in 2008 and has since become the most popular Web browser in the world with nearly 70 percent global market share. 

In the following years, Pichai began to take a more active public role and continued to rise within the company, leading the product development and innovation of Google products including Google Drive, Gmail, Google Maps, the new video format—WebM, as well as the Android operating system. Pichai also played a key role in negotiating Google’s $3.2 billion acquisition of Nest Labs in 2014. 

His success did not go unnoticed in the industry. Pichai was reportedly aggressively pursued by Twitter in 2011, and as a potential CEO for Microsoft in 2014. In 2015, following the creation of the overarching holding company, Alphabet Inc., Larry Page and Sergey Brin named Pichai CEO of Google. He became Alphabet’s CEO in 2019 after Page stepped down. 

Pichai-led Google is currently one of America’s largest conglomerates with more than 200,000 full-time and contract employees. Pichai oversees Google’s massive online advertising business—a unit that takes up nearly a third of the $130 billion U.S. digital advertising market. Alphabet serves billions of customers around the world as an Internet provider and through their YouTube video platform and hardware division. 

Pichai was named among Time's 100 Most Influential People of 2020.

What is Sundar Pichai's net worth?

The estimated net worth of Sundar Pichai is at least $499,967.04 as of August 18th, 2021. Mr. Pichai owns 4,832 shares of Alphabet stock worth more than $499,967 as of February 7th. This net worth approximation does not reflect any other investments that Mr. Pichai may own. Learn More about Sundar Pichai's net worth.

How do I contact Sundar Pichai?

The corporate mailing address for Mr. Pichai and other Alphabet executives is 1600 AMPHITHEATRE PARKWAY, MOUNTAIN VIEW CA, 94043. Alphabet can also be reached via phone at (650) 253-0000. Learn More on Sundar Pichai's contact information.

Has Sundar Pichai been buying or selling shares of Alphabet?

Sundar Pichai has not been actively trading shares of Alphabet over the course of the past ninety days. Most recently, Sundar Pichai sold 3,000 shares of the business's stock in a transaction on Wednesday, February 16th. The shares were sold at an average price of $2,720.83, for a transaction totalling $8,162,490.00. Learn More on Sundar Pichai's trading history.

Who are Alphabet's active insiders?

Alphabet's insider roster includes Frances Arnold (Director), Aaron Boynton (CAO), Sergey Brin (Director), Sergey Brin (Insider), James Campbell (VP), L Doerr (Director), David Drummond (SVP), John Hennessy (Director), John Hennessy (Director), Ann Mather (Director), Amie O'toole (CAO), Lawrence Page (CEO), Sundar Pichai (CEO), Ruth Porat (SVP & CFO), Prabhakar Raghavan (SVP), Philipp Schindler (SVP), Kavitark Shriram (Director), John Walker (SVP), and Kent Walker (SVP). Learn More on Alphabet's active insiders.

Are insiders buying or selling shares of Alphabet?

During the last twelve months, Alphabet insiders bought shares 6 times. They purchased a total of 1,730,877 shares worth more than $46,313,549.36. During the last twelve months, insiders at the information services provider sold shares 51 times. They sold a total of 976,612 shares worth more than $181,156,814.28. The most recent insider tranaction occured on February, 1st when CAO Amie Thuener O'toole sold 637 shares worth more than $63,617.19. Insiders at Alphabet own 13.0% of the company. Learn More about insider trades at Alphabet.

Information on this page was last updated on 2/1/2023.

Sundar Pichai Insider Trading History at Alphabet

Transaction DateBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionShares Held After TransactionDetails
2/16/2022Sell3,000$2,720.83$8,162,490.00View SEC Filing Icon  
2/2/2022Sell3,000$2,992.62$8,977,860.00View SEC Filing Icon  
1/19/2022Sell3,000$2,743.69$8,231,070.00View SEC Filing Icon  
1/5/2022Sell3,000$2,871.51$8,614,530.00View SEC Filing Icon  
12/15/2021Sell3,000$2,866.25$8,598,750.00View SEC Filing Icon  
12/1/2021Sell3,000$2,887.79$8,663,370.00View SEC Filing Icon  
11/17/2021Sell3,000$2,981.43$8,944,290.00View SEC Filing Icon  
11/3/2021Sell3,000$2,916.00$8,748,000.00View SEC Filing Icon  
10/20/2021Sell3,000$2,875.05$8,625,150.00View SEC Filing Icon  
10/6/2021Sell3,000$2,709.30$8,127,900.00View SEC Filing Icon  
9/15/2021Sell3,000$2,863.38$8,590,140.00View SEC Filing Icon  
9/1/2021Sell3,000$2,925.63$8,776,890.00View SEC Filing Icon  
8/18/2021Sell3,000$2,750.91$8,252,730.004,832View SEC Filing Icon  
8/4/2021Sell3,000$2,717.87$8,153,610.00View SEC Filing Icon  
7/21/2021Sell3,000$2,614.63$7,843,890.005,182View SEC Filing Icon  
7/7/2021Sell3,000$2,597.47$7,792,410.005,357View SEC Filing Icon  
6/16/2021Sell3,000$2,515.71$7,547,130.005,532View SEC Filing Icon  
6/2/2021Sell3,000$2,429.38$7,288,140.005,707View SEC Filing Icon  
5/19/2021Sell3,000$2,271.98$6,815,940.005,882View SEC Filing Icon  
5/5/2021Sell3,000$2,361.59$7,084,770.006,057View SEC Filing Icon  
4/21/2021Sell3,000$2,279.93$6,839,790.006,232View SEC Filing Icon  
4/7/2021Sell3,000$2,232.66$6,697,980.006,407View SEC Filing Icon  
3/17/2021Sell3,000$2,075.03$6,225,090.006,582View SEC Filing Icon  
3/3/2021Sell3,000$2,068.50$6,205,500.006,757View SEC Filing Icon  
1/16/2019Sell10,000$1,086.33$10,863,300.00491View SEC Filing Icon  
1/2/2019Sell10,000$1,023.13$10,231,300.00816View SEC Filing Icon  
12/19/2018Sell10,000$1,041.50$10,415,000.00505View SEC Filing Icon  
12/6/2018Sell10,000$1,041.75$10,417,500.00830View SEC Filing Icon  
11/21/2018Sell10,000$1,038.35$10,383,500.00519View SEC Filing Icon  
11/7/2018Sell10,000$1,073.27$10,732,700.00844View SEC Filing Icon  
10/17/2018Sell10,000$1,113.91$11,139,100.00532View SEC Filing Icon  
10/3/2018Sell10,000$1,200.04$12,000,400.00857View SEC Filing Icon  
9/19/2018Sell10,000$1,160.42$11,604,200.00546View SEC Filing Icon  
9/5/2018Sell10,000$1,192.12$11,921,200.00871View SEC Filing Icon  
8/15/2018Sell10,000$1,230.21$12,302,100.00560View SEC Filing Icon  
8/1/2018Sell10,000$1,229.07$12,290,700.00885View SEC Filing Icon  
7/18/2018Sell10,000$1,198.47$11,984,700.00574View SEC Filing Icon  
7/5/2018Sell10,000$1,113.42$11,134,200.00899View SEC Filing Icon  
6/20/2018Sell10,000$1,179.07$11,790,700.00587View SEC Filing Icon  
6/6/2018Sell10,000$1,139.18$11,391,800.00912View SEC Filing Icon  
5/16/2018Sell4,000$1,077.94$4,311,760.00601View SEC Filing Icon  
5/2/2018Sell4,000$1,028.83$4,115,320.00926View SEC Filing Icon  
4/18/2018Sell4,000$1,077.67$4,310,680.00615View SEC Filing Icon  
4/4/2018Sell4,000$993.80$3,975,200.00940View SEC Filing Icon  
3/21/2018Sell4,000$1,092.73$4,370,920.00628View SEC Filing Icon  
3/7/2018Sell4,000$1,089.48$4,357,920.00953View SEC Filing Icon  
2/21/2018Sell4,000$1,106.68$4,426,720.00642View SEC Filing Icon  
2/9/2018Sell4,000$1,018.01$4,072,040.00967View SEC Filing Icon  
1/17/2018Sell4,000$1,127.17$4,508,680.00656View SEC Filing Icon  
1/3/2018Sell4,000$1,065.21$4,260,840.001,031View SEC Filing Icon  
12/20/2017Sell4,000$1,072.64$4,290,560.00803View SEC Filing Icon  
12/6/2017Sell4,000$1,002.86$4,011,440.001,178View SEC Filing Icon  
11/15/2017Sell4,000$1,020.69$4,082,760.00949View SEC Filing Icon  
11/1/2017Sell4,000$1,018.97$4,075,880.001,699View SEC Filing Icon  
10/18/2017Sell4,000$993.58$3,974,320.001,471View SEC Filing Icon  
10/4/2017Sell4,000$958.40$3,833,600.00View SEC Filing Icon  
9/20/2017Sell4,000$924.36$3,697,440.001,324View SEC Filing Icon  
9/6/2017Sell4,000$931.44$3,725,760.001,618View SEC Filing Icon  
8/16/2017Sell4,000$926.79$3,707,160.001,389View SEC Filing Icon  
8/2/2017Sell4,000$930.46$3,721,840.001,764View SEC Filing Icon  
7/19/2017Sell4,000$969.92$3,879,680.001,536View SEC Filing Icon  
7/5/2017Sell4,000$903.86$3,615,440.001,911View SEC Filing Icon  
6/21/2017Sell4,000$955.25$3,821,000.001,683View SEC Filing Icon  
6/7/2017Sell4,000$981.45$3,925,800.002,058View SEC Filing Icon  
5/17/2017Sell4,000$937.92$3,751,680.001,830View SEC Filing Icon  
5/3/2017Sell4,000$915.16$3,660,640.002,205View SEC Filing Icon  
4/19/2017Sell4,000$841.50$3,366,000.001,976View SEC Filing Icon  
4/5/2017Sell4,000$837.31$3,349,240.002,351View SEC Filing Icon  
3/15/2017Sell4,000$849.50$3,398,000.002,123View SEC Filing Icon  
3/1/2017Sell4,000$830.96$3,323,840.002,873View SEC Filing Icon  
2/22/2017Sell4,000$830.47$3,321,880.002,270View SEC Filing Icon  
2/8/2017Sell4,000$809.21$3,236,840.002,645View SEC Filing Icon  
1/18/2017Sell4,000$808.06$3,232,240.002,416View SEC Filing Icon  
1/4/2017Sell4,000$790.38$3,161,520.002,791View SEC Filing Icon  
12/21/2016Sell4,000$797.70$3,190,800.002,563View SEC Filing Icon  
12/7/2016Sell4,000$762.78$3,051,120.002,938View SEC Filing Icon  
11/16/2016Sell4,000$756.63$3,026,520.0042,779View SEC Filing Icon  
11/2/2016Sell4,000$780.38$3,121,520.003,085View SEC Filing Icon  
10/19/2016Sell4,000$801.27$3,205,080.002,856View SEC Filing Icon  
10/5/2016Sell4,000$781.81$3,127,240.003,231View SEC Filing Icon  
9/21/2016Sell4,000$775.34$3,101,360.003,003View SEC Filing Icon  
9/7/2016Sell4,000$782.62$3,130,480.003,378View SEC Filing Icon  
8/3/2016Sell4,000$769.93$3,079,720.0046,267View SEC Filing Icon  
7/20/2016Sell4,000$739.21$2,956,840.003,297View SEC Filing Icon  
7/6/2016Sell4,000$690.94$2,763,760.003,672View SEC Filing Icon  
6/15/2016Sell4,000$720.49$2,881,960.003,443View SEC Filing Icon  
6/1/2016Sell4,000$735.84$2,943,360.003,818View SEC Filing Icon  
5/18/2016Sell4,000$705.06$2,820,240.003,590View SEC Filing Icon  
4/20/2016Sell4,000$759.90$3,039,600.003,737View SEC Filing Icon  
4/6/2016Sell4,000$738.07$2,952,280.004,112View SEC Filing Icon  
3/16/2016Sell4,000$728.50$2,914,000.003,883View SEC Filing Icon  
3/2/2016Sell4,000$721.24$2,884,960.004,258View SEC Filing Icon  
2/17/2016Sell4,000$700.83$2,803,320.0099,610View SEC Filing Icon  
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Alphabet, Inc. is a holding company, which engages in the business of acquisition and operation of different companies. It operates through the Google and Other Bets segments. The Google segment includes its main Internet products such as ads, Android, Chrome, hardware, Google Cloud, Google Maps, Google Play, Search, and YouTube. The Other Bets segment consists of businesses such as Access, Calico, CapitalG, GV, Verily, Waymo, and X. The company was founded by Lawrence E. Page and Sergey Mikhaylovich Brin on October 2, 2015 and is headquartered in Mountain View, CA.
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Low: $86.46
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