Sundar Pichai

Benjamin Wachenje

Title: Senior vice president, Android, Chrome and Google Apps, Google

Born: June 10, 1972, Chennai, India

Education: BTech, metallurgical and materials engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur; MS, Stanford University; MBA, Wharton School of Business, University of Pennsylvania

Early Marker: Won the prestigious Institute Silver Medal for being the top student of his IIT year.

Big Idea: The driving force behind Android integration across Google's products; adding Andy Rubin's former Android portfolio to his existing Chrome and Google Apps responsibilities may herald a merger of the Chrome OS and Android.

Wave of the Future: App economy, M-economy

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