Summary List Placement
Google’s former CEO Larry Page had the “L Team,” an inner circle of trusted advisors which he consulted on major company decisions.
Sundar Pichai’s team is called Google Leads, a broader group of 16 executives from across the company’s most critical businesses, from search to education.
The group consists of product leaders as well as some of Pichai’s most trusted confidants, some of whom have been with Google from the very early days and are now helping the CEO steer the company through a challenging period.
Based on conversations with sources, Business Insider has identified the 16 names that make up Google Leads.
The group typically meets once a week, but has been more engaged than usual during the pandemic, insiders say.
Meet Sundar Pichai’s inner circle.
Thomas Kurian — Google Cloud CEO
Google has set 2023 as the deadline to overtake at least one of its major cloud rivals, Business Insider previously reported, and the pressure is on Cloud CEO Thomas Kurian to deliver. (A Google spokesperson denies the existence of this window: “Reports of these conversations are simply not accurate.”)
The former Oracle executive was named as Google’s new Cloud chief in November 2018. “You will see us competing much more aggressively,”
Source:: Businessinsider – Strategy