March 15, 2013 Leave a comment
Larry Page and Sergey Brin co-founded Google in 1998. Today, 74 percent of people use Google as their number one search engine, and over 100 billion searches are done on Google every month. Larry Page has been the CEO since 2011. Larry is responsible for the day-to-day operations at Google, and helps to lead the companies product development and technology strategy.
In 2012, Larry Page helped the company through a $50 billion revenue milestone. Due to this, the stock rose almost 30 percent, which added more than $4 billion to Page’s overall net worth. Both Larry Page and Sergey Brin told investors that they planned to set aside equal to 1 percent of the companies stock to go towards different philanthropy efforts.
Larry has a bachelor’s degree in Engineering from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor and a Masters in Computer Science from Stanford University. Outside of work, he is a member of the National Advisory Committee of the University of Michigan College of Engineering, and was honored with Brin with the Marconi Prize in 2004. He was elected to the National Academy of Engineering in 2004.