Alphabet answers a CEO question but raises new ones

The Economic Times | Dec 4, 2019 at 8:48 AM
  • By Shira Ovide Google’s parent company took an obvious step on Tuesday to replace its absentee chief executive officer.
  • The first is whether Pichai is up for the horrible, unpleasant task of being the official CEO of a big tech company.
  • One original motivation for creating an umbrella structure over Google in 2015 was to give operational independence and a separate budget to nascent projects inside the company such as driverless cars, health-care initiatives and novel approaches to internet services.