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Larry Page

Computer Scientist and Internet Entrepreneur

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TIMELINE

  • Page is on the richest person's page

    Forbes

    Forbes placed him 10th in the list "Billionaires 2019". As of March 2020, Page is the 13th-richest person in the world, with a net worth of $62.6 billion, according to Forbes.

    20-03-2020

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  • Google is "the most influential company of the digital era"

    Forbes

    In 2015, Page's "Powerful People" profile on the Forbes site states that Google is "the most influential company of the digital era".

    04-12-2017

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  • "The world's most daring CEO"

    Fortune

    At the completion of 2014, Fortune magazine named Page its "Businessperson of the Year", declaring Larry "The world's most daring CEO".

    03-02-2015

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  • Page as the 26th richest man in the Bloomberg Billionaires Index list

    Bloomberg Billionaires Index

    The Bloomberg Billionaires Index lists Page as the 26th richest man in the world, with an estimated net worth of $21.2 billion.

    14-12-2012

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  • Goole acquired Motorola Mobility

    Google made its largest-ever acquisition to date when it announced that it would acquire Motorola Mobility for $12.5 billion. This purchase was made in part to help Google gain Motorola's considerable patent portfolio on mobile phones and wireless technologies, to help protect Google in its ongoing patent disputes with other companies, mainly Apple and Microsoft, and to allow it to continue to freely offer Android.

    15-08-2011

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  • Larry Page become the CEO of Google

    Google

    Larry Page was made the CEO. Eric Schmidt, the former CEO, continues to serve the company as Executive Chairman.

    12-01-2011

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  • Google acquired Aardvark and Picnik

    Google acquired Aardvark and Picnik. The Google Apps Marketplace, a new online store for integrated business applications, was launched to enable customers to easily manage cloud applications.

    24-05-2010

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  • Google introduces Nexus One

    Google introduces Nexus One, an exemplar of what’s possible on mobile devices through Android, as well as a Google-hosted web store aimed at providing people with an easier way to buy a mobile phone.

    11-01-2010

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  • Google Earth launched

    Google launched Google Sites and a new version of Google Earth. Google Health, a personal health information centralization service, was also released in the same year, but the service was discontinued in 2011 when it was unable to achieve the desired impact.

    07-04-2008

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  • Another several products from Google

    Picasa for Mac was launched in January 2009 followed by Google Latitude and the latest version of Google Earth. Google Ventures, a venture capital fund for supporting new technology companies, was also introduced the same year.

    16-01-2008

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  • Google acquired YouTube

    Google acquired Youtube and introduced the chat feature in Gmail.

    13-06-2006

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  • Several Google product launched

    The year 2005 was quite productive for Google. Google Maps, Blogger Mobile, Google Reader, and iGoogle were released that year.

    14-09-2005

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  • Page became billionaire

    Google

    Google held its Initial Public Offering (IPO) which made Page and Brin millionaires. The philanthropic wing of Google, Google.org was formed to contribute towards social issues and causes. At IPO, the company offered 19,605,052 shares at a price of $85 per share.

    19-08-2004

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  • Page received the Marconi Foundation Prize

    Marconi Foundation

    Page and Brin received the prestigious Marconi Foundation Prize (2004) which is given to honour significant contributions in science and technology.

    18-03-2004

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  • Orkut launched

    Google launched Orkut, a social networking site, and introduced Google Desktop search.

    07-03-2004

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  • Page became one of the top 100 innovators in the world

    MIT Technology

    Page and Brin were named in the MIT Technology Review TR100 for being among the top 100 innovators in the world under the age of 35.

    12-08-2002

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  • Adwords launched

    Google AdWords launched with 350 customers. The self-service ad program promises online activation with a credit card, keyword targeting and performance feedback.

    23-10-2000

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  • 'Google' incorporated

    Larry Page and Sergey Brin

    In September 1998, the 'BackRub' project, now renamed as ‘Google’. Larry and Sergey decide that the BackRub search engine needs a new name. After some brainstorming, they go with Google—a play on the word “googol,” a mathematical term for the number represented by the numeral 1 followed by 100 zeros. 'Google' was officially incorporated as a company. Eric Schmidt was appointed as the CEO in 2001 while Page and Brin became the presidents of products and technology, respectively.

    04-09-1998

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  • 'BackRub' created

    During his PhD at Stanford, Page met fellow researcher Sergey Brin while working on a research project in 1995. By 1996 they had built a search engine - initially called ‘BackRub’. It was operated on Stanford servers for many months.

    18-10-1996

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  • University

    Stanford University

    Standard, California

    Page later on enrolled for his Master of Science in computer science from Stanford University.

    10-05-1994

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  • University

    University of Michigan

    Michigan

    Page holds a Bachelor of Science in computer engineering from the University of Michigan.

    11-08-1993

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  • Inkjet printer made of Lego

    While at the University of Michigan, Page created an inkjet printer made of Lego bricks (literally a line plotter), after he thought it possible to print large posters cheaply with the use of inkjet cartridges—Page reverse-engineered the ink cartridge, and built all of the electronics and mechanics to drive it.

    07-10-1992

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  • High School

    East Lansing High School

    East Lansing, Michigan

    Page graduated from East Lansing High School in 1991.

    15-05-1991

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  • School

    Okemos Montessori School (now called Montessori Radmoor)

    Okemos, Michigan

    Page attended the Okemos Montessori School (now called Montessori Radmoor) in Okemos, Michigan, from 1975 to 1979.

    03-07-1979

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