Google and Alphabet
Sundar Pichai is the CEO of both Alphabet, Inc. and Google, which puts him in a seat of power in the universe of technology like no other. Born in Madras, India, he has engineering degrees from IIT Kharagpur and Stanford and an MBA from Wharton. He began his career as a materials engineer and joined Google in 2004. In 2021, he told the Times of India that while other companies may be focusing on AI, the future of Google is timeless: Search.