Sundar Pichai was in news for a while now. When he got promoted as CEO of Google, the entire world was stunned as not much was known or heard about him prior. This soft spoken, shy person who hails from Tamilnadu, India was the talk of the world then. He was hired for a record salary with stock option from Google as well as its parent company Alphabet which was formed then.
His earnings for 2016 is now revealed taking everyone into a tizzy. He has earned close to USD 200 Million (which equates to Rs.1,250 crores approx). Going by this, he has earned around Rs.3.5 crores daily which again equated to Rs.14.58 lakhs every hour & Rs.60,763 every minute and Rs.2531 every second.
Google is the second most valuable company in the world next only to Apple.
The salary component is given below(for 2016):
Salary – USD 650,000
Stocks – USD 198.7 Million
Google has boosted its revenues under the leadership of Pichai from its core advertising business and also from You Tube. It started investing in hardware, machine learning and cloud computing.
Google’s revenues from hardware and cloud services which is categorised under “other revenues” stood at USD 3.1 billion in the last quarter which is almost double when compared to the same period, the previous year.