Exclusive: Sundar Pichai, Head of Google's Android, on Apple, Samsung, and Amazon

Pichai Benjamin Rasmussen for Bloomberg Businessweek

Sundar Pichai may have the most difficult job at Google after Chief Executive Officer Larry Page. He oversees Android, the ubiquitous mobile operating system, as well as Chrome, the dominant Web browser and emerging OS for laptops. Pichai takes center stage this week as the keynote speaker at Google’s annual I/O conference. Six thousand developers and members of the media are expected to attend at San Francisco’s Moscone Center. He spoke with Bloomberg Businessweek‘s Brad Stone in an exclusive series of interviews for a feature in this week’s magazine. Excerpts:

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