THE PHRASE “spending more time with my family” is normally code for “I’ve been asked to leave by someone more important than me”. But for Google CFO Patrick Pichette, he really means it. The exiting finance boss said he made the decision after climbing Kilimanjaro, with his wife, who wanted to do more travelling. “When is it going to be time? Our time? My time? The questions just hung there in the cold morning African air.” How could he refuse?