This year, Pichai will preview the next release (Lollipop? Lemonhead?) for the first time at I/O, rather than waiting until the fall. It’s a significant shift toward greater transparency. “I want the world to understand what we are doing sooner,” he says.
I guess I was wrong and thank goodness I was. Can't wait for tomorrow!
I didn't want to bury the lede however, so you should go ahead and read the entire profile, fantastic stuff. There's a good amount of detail on his earlier life before joining Google as well, which I don't think has been made public in the past.