Shutting down the mess to college romance: Sundar Pichai revisits IIT days

Some of the highlights of Pichai’s friendly interaction with IIT students at the campus

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It was homecoming for India-born Google CEO Sundar Pichai as he visited his alma mater IIT Kharagpur on Thursday. The tech giant’s CEO gave a sneak peak into his college days when he met his wife Anjali and the romance blossomed. He also shared the story how he unintentionally led to shutting down of the college mess for a while as the audience burst into laughter.

Pichai returned to the IIT Kharagpur campus after 23 years. He studied Metallurgical Engineering at IIT and spent his spare time writing codes.

Here are some of the highlights of Pichai’s friendly interaction with IIT students at the campus:

Romancing in 80’s

“Someone would stand outside and very loudly say, ‘Anjali, Sundar is here for you’,” the Google CEO said speaking on how difficult it was for him to meet his then future wife while they were dating at IIT Kharagpur.

Sunder told the audience that Anjali Pichai used to stay in the girl’s hostel and he used to wait outside to meet her as a messenger used to loudly pass on the message without caring for privacy. Read Article Source >>>

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