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Google CEO Sundar Pichai to Take Over As CEO of Alphabet

Sundar Pichai to take over as CEO of Alphabet.

 

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Google CEO Sundar Pichai to take over as CEO of Alphabet.

Acing the Game: Google CEO Sundar Pichai is set to take over as the CEO of parent Alphabet as current CEO Larry Page is stepping down. 

 

In addition to this, Brin is stepping down from his role as Alphabet’s president.

 

"...Alphabet and Google no longer need two CEOs and a President. Going forward, Sundar will be the CEO of both Google and Alphabet. He will be the executive responsible and accountable for leading Google, and managing Alphabet's investment in our portfolio of Other Bets," said Page and Brin. TechCrunch

 

Bonus Read: Walmart in 2018 announced a whopping $16bn investment in Indian e-commerce startup Flipkart. However, over the past year or so, policy-makers in India have begun tightening requirements for how US tech companies need to structure their operations and handle data collected from Indian customers, perhaps taking a cue or two from China. With India representing "the world’s biggest market for what executives refer to as the next billion users - consumers who have never searched or shopped online or made a digital payment," what does this mean for the international tech giants? WSJ

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