Larry Page

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1973 –


Who is Larry Page?

Larry Page was Google's founding CEO and grew the

company to more than 200 employees and profitability before moving into

his role as president of products in April 2001. He continues to share

responsibility for Google's day-to-day operations with Eric Schmidt and

Sergey Brin.

The son of Michigan State University computer science professor Dr.

Carl Victor Page, Larry's love of computers began at age six. While

following in his father's footsteps in academics, he became an honors

graduate from the University of Michigan, where he earned a bachelor's

degree in engineering, with a concentration on computer engineering.

During his time in Ann Arbor, Larry built an inkjet printer out of

Lego™ bricks.

While in the Ph.D. program in computer science at Stanford University,

Larry met Sergey Brin, and together they developed and ran Google,

which began operating in 1998. Larry went on leave from Stanford after

earning his master's degree.

In 2002, Larry was named a World Economic Forum Global Leader for

Tomorrow. He is a member of the National Advisory Committee (NAC) of

the University of Michigan College of Engineering, and together with

co-founder Sergey Brin, Larry was honored with the Marconi Prize in

2004. He is a trustee on the board of the X PRIZE, and was elected to

the National Academy of Engineering in 2004.

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Mar 26, 1973
East Lansing
Also known as
  • Lawrence Edward Page
  • Lawrence Page
  • Jewish people
  • United States of America
  • Master of Science, Stanford University
    Computer Science
  • Bachelor of Science, University of Michigan
    Computer Engineering
  • East Lansing High School
    (1987 - 1991)
  • Honorary degree, University of Michigan
  • Montessori Radmoor
    (1975 - 1979)
  • Co-Founder and President, Products, Google
    (2001/04 - )
  • Co-President, Google
    (1998 - 2001)
  • Chief Executive Officer, Google
    (2011 - )

on July 23, 2013


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