New Delhi: Alphabet and Google CEO Sundar Pichai has finally revealed the name of the school where he studied in Chennai. In a talk at the Stanford Graduate School of Business, someone asked Pichai about the school he attended in his hometown. In response to this question, he said that he completed his schooling in Vana Vani, Chennai.
Pichai also said that the school he was talking about is located inside the IIT Madras campus. He was shown a long list of named schools on his Wikipedia page. He replied saying that only two of them are true.
With the rise and rise of Sundar Pichai, many schools in Chennai have tried to associate his name with their school to attract more admissions. Even on his Wikipedia, several changes have been made in the name of the school in which he completed his schooling.
According to media reports, his Wikipedia page saw around 350 edits in the same week that he was appointed as Google CEO in 2015. He was later transferred to Google’s parent company Alphabet Inc. in 2019. was also appointed as the CEO of He is one of the top leaders. tech industry and finds himself in the list of 100 most influential people in the world.
During a talk at the Stanford Graduate School of Business, he also dismissed the rumor that he was homeschooled. He clarified that reports about his untruths indicate that many of the information about him on Wikipedia is fake.
Pichai completed his B.Tech from IIT-Kharagpur, MS from Stanford University and MBA from University of Pennsylvania. He was part of the team that launched the Chrome browser in 2008. Read also: Mother’s Day 2022: Google celebrates the spirit of ‘Ma’ with lavish doodle
Prior to this, Pichai worked on various search products including Google Toolbar, Desktop Search, Gadgets and Google Gears and Gadgets. Before joining Google, Pichai worked as an engineer at manufacturer Applied Materials, followed by management consulting at McKinsey & Company. Read also: iPhone 13 price slashed further on Amazon, Flipkart; Best time to upgrade smartphone?