IT Personalities


Sundar Pichai, the CEO of Google, was born on 12 July, 1972, in Chennai and graduated from IIT Kharagpur. He holds an MS from Stanford University of Pennsylvania, where he was named a Siebel Scholar and a Palmer Scholar, respectively.He joined Google before its 2004 initial public offering. He led successful efforts for challenging projects that were at the core of Google’s continued financial success, namely Toolbar, Google Chrome, Chrome OS, Gmail, and Google Docs. Pichai has declared that Google will push for the development of AI as a means of improving its products.


Mark Zuckerberg, Born on 14 May 1984, in New York, USA, is one of the world’s youngest billionaires. He is the founder and CEO of Facebook, a social networking site he founded with his roommates Dustin Moskovitz and Chris Hughes in 2004. Mark enjoyed developing computer programs, especially communication tools and games. In one such program, he built a software program called “Zucknet” that allowed the computers between the house and his father’s home-based dental clinic to communicate with each other. It is considered a primitive version of AOL’s Instant Messenger.


William (Bill) Henry Gates III, born on October 28, 1955 in seattle, is the co-founder and chairman of Microsoft. Gates is one of the best-known entrepreneurs of the personal computer revolution. He was in school and began programming computers at the age of 13. In 1973, Gates entered Harvard University and developed a version of the programming language BASIC for the first microcomputer, the MITS Altair. Gates left Harvard to devote his energies to Microsoft, a company he had begun in 1975 with his childhood friend Paul Allen. Guided by a belief that the computer would be a valuable tool on every office desktop and home, they began developing software for personal computers. Microsoft’s best-selling products are Microsoft’s Windows operating system and Microsoft Office’s suite of productivity software, each of which has achieved near-ubiquity in the desktop computer market.


Michael Saul Dell, born on 23 February, 1965, is an American businessman, investor, and philanthropist. He is the founder and CEO of Dell Technologies, one of the world’s largest technology infrastructure companies.

In 1992, he became the youngest CEO of a company at the age of 27. His company ranked in Fortune magazine’s list of the top 500 corporations.  

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