Larry Page

Larry Page

Lawrence Edward Page is an American computer scientist and Internet entrepreneur who co-founded Google with Sergey Brin.

Page is the chief executive officer of Alphabet Inc. (Google's parent company). After stepping aside as Google CEO in August 2001, in favor of Eric Schmidt, he re-assumed the role in April 2011. He announced his intention to step aside a second time in July 2015, to become CEO of Alphabet, under which Google's assets would be reorganized. Under Page, Alphabet is seeking to deliver major advancements in a variety of industries. As of December 2018, Page was the 8th-richest person in the world, with a net worth of $51.3 billion. Forbes placed him 10th in the list "Billionaires 2019". Page is the inventor of PageRank, a well-known search ranking algorithm for Google. Page received the Marconi Prize in 2004 with Brin.

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December 2018

As of December 2018, Page was the 8th-richest person in the world, with a net worth of $51.3 billion.

July 2015

He announced his intention to step aside a second time in July 2015, to become CEO of Alphabet, under which Google's assets would be reorganized.

March 26, 1973

Larry Page was born in East Lansing.

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Blake Schmidt | Bloomberg
July 14, 2020
@bsindia
The chairman of Reliance Industries, whose wealth surpassed Warren Buffetts last week, is now worth $72.4 billion, according to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index.
Cade Metz
June 25, 2020
www.nytimes.com
A man of manifold interests, his achievements ranged from developing ideas behind the so-called Internet of Things to publishing the world's biggest book.
Steven Levy
May 22, 2020
Wired
In an interview, the Google and Alphabet CEO discusses working from home, weathering antitrust probes, and how the company needs to do a better job on diversity.
Daisuke Wakabayashi
January 16, 2020
www.nytimes.com
The internet search giant became the fourth tech company -- after Apple, Amazon and Microsoft -- to reach the market milestone.
Daisuke Wakabayashi
January 16, 2020
www.nytimes.com
The internet search giant became the fourth tech company -- after Apple, Amazon and Microsoft -- to reach the market milestone.
Steven Levy
December 26, 2019
Wired
Ten years ago, the entrepreneur-savants running Silicon Valley were treated like royalty. Now we know just how badly their bright ideas can backfire.
Bani Sapra
December 15, 2019
Business Insider
Google was already a force to be reckoned with by the end of 2009, back when Larry Page and Sergey Brin were still involved in the company.
Charlie Wood
December 12, 2019
Business Insider
The Google co-founder is reportedly funneling money towards a program that offers free flu shots to Oakland schoolchildren.
Arman Tabatabai
December 11, 2019
TechCrunch
Now that Larry Page has stepped down as CEO of Google's parent company Alphabet, he could be following in Bill Gates's footsteps and tackling global health challenges.
Isobel Asher Hamilton
December 9, 2019
Business Insider
The tech billionaires swung by Larry Page's old office at Stanford to take a 'trip down memory lane.'
Steven Levy
December 6, 2019
Wired
With Larry Page and Sergey Brin stepping back (again!), Google CEO Sundar Pichai is now in charge of Alphabet--and its dysfunction.
Isobel Asher Hamilton
December 5, 2019
Business Insider
Baron Cohen pointed out that Page and Brin still have voting control of the company, and accused Google of facilitating the spread of white supremacy.
Reuters Editorial
December 4, 2019
U.S.
United States Senator Elizabeth Warren said on Wednesday that she still expects Larry Page to testify in Congress, a day after he stepped down as chief executive of Alphabet Inc , Google's parent company.
Bani Sapra
December 4, 2019
Business Insider
The presidential candidate, who has made regulating big tech a key part of her campaign, said that Page was still responsible for Google's practices.
Alexei Oreskovic
December 4, 2019
Business Insider
In this week's Trending newsletter we look at the big change at Google, and the latest goings-on at Amazon.
December 4, 2019
www.nytimes.com
Larry Page and Sergey Brin will make way, with Sundar Pichai, who has run Google for several years, becoming C.E.O. of the parent company, Alphabet.
Reuters Editorial
December 4, 2019
U.S.
Alphabet's change of leadership should simplify the company's unorthodox management structure under new boss Sundar Pichai without creating unwanted turbulence in strategy at one of Silicon Valley's biggest names, Wall Street analysts said on Wednesday.
Isobel Asher Hamilton
December 4, 2019
Business Insider
Google cofounders Larry Page and Sergey Brin stepped down from their roles at Google's parent Alphabet.
Charlie Wood
December 4, 2019
Business Insider
Several prominent Googlers have taken to Twitter to vent their frustration at the Brin and Page's decision.
Jack Nicas and Daisuke Wakabayashi
December 4, 2019
www.nytimes.com
Sundar Pichai, who has run Google for several years, is taking the reins from Larry Page as Alphabet's C.E.O.
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