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Eric Schmidt


Eric Emerson Schmidt (born April 27, 1955) is an American software engineer, businessman, as well as the executive chairman of Alphabet Inc. In 2013, Forbes ranked Schmidt as the 138th-richest person in the world, with an estimated wealth of $9.1 billion.

As an intern at Bell Labs, Schmidt did a complete re-write of Lex, a program to generate lexical analysers for the Unix computer operating system. From 1997 to 2001, he was chief executive officer of Novell. From 2001 to 2011, he served as the CEO of Google. He served on various other boards in academia and industry, such as the boards of trustees for both Carnegie Mellon University and Princeton University.



Tags: Industry: Search engine
Company: Google Inc.
Country: United States
Language: English
Topics: Digital Marketing,Entrepreneurship
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The Disrupters: Eric Schmidt on technology and the case for optimism

How has technology impacted the social and economic spheres — from individual freedom and empowerment to a changing workforce — and how should governments react? During this AEI event, the fourth in AEI’s series “The Disrupters,” Google Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt will sit down with Arthur Brooks to discuss technology’s potential as a tool for human flourishing.

Eric Schmidt, Google - Tomorrow's World

Eric Schmidt, Google - Tomorrow's World

Eric Schmidt on the New Digital Age

Eric Schmidt is one of the leading visionaries of our time. He has taken Google from a small start-up to one of the world's most influential companies. On 25th May, in an event hosted by Intelligence Squared in partnership with TLG, he set out the themes of his new book 'The New Digital Age: Reshaping the Future of People, Nations and Business', which he has co-authored with Jared Cohen, director of Google Ideas.

Eric Schmidt & Jared Cohen - The New Digital Age

The New Digital Age is a book coming April 23, 2013 and is written by Eric Schmidt and Jared Cohen. Eric Schmidt is the Executive Chairman of Google and Jared Cohen is an international security advisor, founder and director of Google Ideas. There are 5 BILLION people coming online in the next 10 years. This amazing book explores the implications this explosion will have in reshaping the future of people, nations and business.

Eric Schmidt on technology, innovation & the global economy

Eric Schmidt speaks at a forum jointly hosted by Google and the Pittsburgh Technology Council on September 23, 2009 in Pittsburgh, PA.

Eric Schmidt and Jonathan Rosenberg - How Google Works

In this talk at the Oxford Union, Schmidt and Rosenberg discuss the inner workings of Google, touching on subjects such as company culture, innovation, and management techniques. The talk is focussed around the new book co-written by the pair, entitled "How Google Works". Includes questions from the audience.