Eric Emerson Schmidt Biography

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Do you want to know the biography of Eric Emerson Schmidt? If Yes, here is the complete information about his early life, education, career, net worth, and achievements.

Eric Emerson was born on the 27th of April 1955 in Washington, DC of America. He was the chairperson and chief executive officer ( shortly CEO) of Google Inc. He was earlier one of the members of the Board of Directors of Apple Inc.

Eric Emerson did his graduation from Yorktown High School. He got his BSEE degree from Princeton University in 1976. He earned his MS in 1979. He did his doctorate in 1982.

He also worked part-time as Professor at Stanford Business School. He is an engineer and lives in California with Wendy, his wife. He admires art; thus, his name is among the 200 people who are always on the news for collecting arts.

The Schmidt Family’s foundation always discusses problems related to maintenance and the proper use of natural resources. Schmidt has worked with many companies and held many technical positions.

He has worked with Bell Labs. He attached himself to Sun Microsystems in 1983 and helped in the development of Java. He was chosen as Novel’s Chief Executive Officer in 1997.

After some time, he left Novell. Larry Page interviewed him and Sergey Brin, who were the founders of Google and were impressed; thus, they employed him in 2001. Schmidt became the Chief Executive officer in 2001, August.

Schmidt is also responsible for the day to day activities of the company along with Larry and Brian. Schmidt’s responsibility is to build infrastructure that is needed for the fast growth of Google, keeping in mind that quality is not compromised while the time taken is less.

He has been number one amongst the 50 most influential people related to the web by the PC world. To the list of founders of Google, Sergey Brin and Larry Page are also included.

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