Google's India-born Sundar Pichai is now Big Boss of products & innovation

October 27 2014: The independent tech news, reviews and analysis site, Re/Code  broke the news last week of an internal memo at Google  which effectively made India-born Sundar Pichai, the Big Boss of all Google products & innovation -- research, search, maps, Google+, commerce and ad products and infrastructure in addition to his current responsibilities Android, Chrome and Google Apps. 
CEO Larry  Page has divested himself of his own  leadership over these new areas,  and as a result the six executives in charge will now report to Pichai.  Page will focus on the “bigger picture”.  In all this   YouTube  and its CEO Susan Wojcicki  has  been left out of the  reorganization.
Sundar  was born Pichai Sundararajan in in 1972 in  Chennai    and got his BTech from IIT Kharagpur before moving to the US where he did Master's   at Stanford University, and an MBA from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.  He  joined Google in 2004 as a product manager.