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Sundar Pichai makes Lloyd Blankfein's escape from the Bronx look kind of parochial. : Goldman Sachs' former CEO Lloyd Blankfein was well known for embodying a kind of rags to riches version of success. Having grown up in the Bronx and gone on to make a billion 'doing God's work,' Blankfein looked like an all-American success story. However, set alongside Google CEO Sundar Pichai's global success story, Blankfein's evolution looks sort of parochial. Pichai, who earned nearly $200m as Google CEO last year, told the New York Times he grew up in a "modest" house in India's Chennai that was shared with tenants.