Sundar Pichai

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  • Google gives a chance for me to do what I love and do it in a way which impacts a lot of people, and so it's a good partnership I have with Larry and with the team there, and so I expect it to stay the same.
  • I interviewed at google on April 1st 2004 which is April fools day, and google had just announced gmail and it was invite only, and people weren't exactly sure whether it was an April fools joke.
  • I remember in my parents house in Chennai reading about the invention of the Transistor at Bell Labs. That initial invention helped found what become known as Silicon Valley, and out of that came companies like connecter and Intel, and all the computers and software that we all use today. You can draw a direct line from that invention to the technology that powers your Twitter feed or your web chat messages today.
  • I remember reading about that and thinking, it's the idea that matters. It didn't matter where you came from or what your background is, one revolutionary idea, one brilliant invention can unleash other entrepreneurs to revolutionize industries in ways you could never predict.
  • Starting up a company and even having failed, you can wear it like a badge of honour.
  • You have to work with people where you feel a bit insecure. That's essential because it means that you're working with people that are better then you, and who are pushing you.
  • You want to aim high enough that you fail a few times, that's a natural part of the process. Even if you fail, you end up doing something great in the process.