Google is world biggest search engine from where you access information and makes it universally accessible. The company has packed with lots of mixed young generation googlers. Google was discovered on 4th September 1998 by founder Larry page and Sergey brin in California.
In the early days, founder Larry and Sergey met at Stanford University in 1995 and by 1996 they created a search engine called “Back Rub”. After a year, they both created “Google” that derived from the “googol” (the mathematical term for a 1 followed by 100 zeros).
Initially first they started with “google doodlers” to let visitors to go the home page known as google minders. Now they have a team of doodlers and we have posted more than 2,000 different doodlers on homepages worldwide.
After that there are various ways of sending messages and information but Google introduced “Gmail” on 1st April 2004. Our approach towards Gmail which include features such as speedy search, huge amount of storage and threaded messages.
In the world of mapping, google acquired digital mapping in 2004 and launches google maps and google earth in 2005.
In 2006, google goes online with video sharing by introducing “YouTube”. Today 60 hrs of video uploaded to the site every minute.
About Google present and past CEO’s:-
Google comes a long way in getting creative CEO’s from founder Larry and sergey to present Sundar Pichai. Larry page serves google from 1998-2001 and again become CEO in 2011. In 2012 Sundar Pichai started serving as a CEO of Google Inc. But Larry page is still a part of google and works as a CEO of google parent company “Alphabet”.
Major achievent of Sundar Pichai:-
- He grew up in Chennai.
- He has a talent of remembering numbers.
- Designed first software program called “ Chess Game”
- Studied in metallurgical engineering at IIT Kharagpur
- Through their success he won scholarship at Stanford University.
- Started working on google search toolbar after he joined in 2004.
- He took over the various divisions in 2013.
- He is a man behind Android one smartphone, chrome operating system, google+, google drive, google maps and earth.
Working culture of Google:-
Google shared common goals and mission like any other company such as peoples comes from all walks of life, speaks dozen of languages, maintain open culture.
In the weekly meetings, they don’t meet over email or café but googlers ask question directly to Larry and sergey and other executive over no. of company issues. The company come long way from room to garage and now headquarters in California known as Googleplex in 2004. Google has more than 70 offices in more than 70 offices in more than 40 countries.
Google believes in:-
- Focus on the user.
- Software principles
- Supply chain
- Democracy on the web works
- Offering search engine
- Great and creative things come from right company culture.