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Encyclopedia > Eric E. Schmidt
Eric Schmidt

Born April 27 1955 (1955-04-27) (age 52) [citation needed]
Occupation Chief Executive Officer of Google Inc
Board of Directors of Apple Inc.
Net worth $6.2 billion USD (2006)[1][2]
Website Google Inc. Profile

Eric Emerson Schmidt, Ph.D (b. 1955 in Washington, D.C.) is Chairman and CEO of Google Inc and a member of the Board of Directors of Apple Inc.[3] He also sits on the Princeton University Board of Trustees.[4] He lives in Atherton, California with his wife Wendy.[5] Image File history File links Download high-resolution version (2048x3072, 1786 KB) File links The following pages on the English Wikipedia link to this file (pages on other projects are not listed): Eric E. Schmidt ... April 27 is the 117th day of the year (118th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 248 days remaining. ... Year 1955 (MCMLV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays the 1955 Gregorian calendar). ... “Chief executive” redirects here. ... This article is about the corporation. ... Chairman of the Board redirects here. ... Apple Inc. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... The United States dollar is the official currency of the United States. ... Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1955 (MCMLV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays the 1955 Gregorian calendar). ... For other uses, see Washington, D.C. (disambiguation). ... A Chairman is the presiding officer of a meeting, organization, committee, or other deliberative body. ... Chief Executive Officer (CEO) is the job of having the ultimate executive responsibility or authority within an organization or corporation. ... This article is about the corporation. ... Chairman of the Board redirects here. ... Apple Inc. ... Princeton University is a private coeducational research university located in Princeton, New Jersey. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged into Board of directors. ... Atherton is a town in San Mateo County, California, United States. ...

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Education

Schmidt holds a bachelor of science degree in electrical engineering from Princeton University. He has also obtained a MS in 1979 and a PhD in 1982 in EECS from the University of California, Berkeley. He was joint author of lex, a lexical parser and an important tool for compiler construction. B.S. redirects here. ... Electrical Engineers design power systems… … and complex electronic circuits. ... Princeton University is a private coeducational research university located in Princeton, New Jersey. ... A masters degree is an academic degree usually awarded for completion of a postgraduate course of one or two years in duration. ... Doctor of Philosophy, abbreviated Ph. ... EECS (sometimes pronounced eeks) is an abbreviation for Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences. ... Sather tower (the Campanile) looking out over the San Francisco Bay and Mount Tamalpais. ... lex is a program that generates lexical analyzers (scanners or lexers). Lex is commonly used with the yacc parser generator. ... In computer science, lexical analysis is the process of converting a sequence of characters into a sequence of tokens. ... A diagram of the operation of a typical multi-language, multi-target compiler. ...


Schmidt taught at Stanford University as a part time professor of business.


Career

Schmidt was a member of the research staff at the Computer Science Lab at Xerox Palo Alto Research Center (PARC) and held positions at Bell Laboratories and Zilog. In 1983, Schmidt joined Sun Microsystems as software manager. At Sun he led the development of Java, Sun's platform-independent programming technology, and defined Sun's Internet software strategy. He later became chief technology officer and corporate executive officer. From 1997 to 2001, Schmidt was CEO of Novell. Bold text // Headline text Link title This article is about the computer research center. ... Bell Telephone Laboratories or Bell Labs was originally the research and development arm of the United States Bell System, and was the premier corporate facility of its type, developing a range of revolutionary technologies from telephone switches to specialized coverings for telephone cables, to the transistor. ... Zilog, often seen as ZiLOG, is a manufacturer of 8-bit, 16-bit, 24-bit, and 32-bit CPUs, and is most famous for its Intel 8080-compatible Z80 series. ... Sun Microsystems, Inc. ... The Java platform is the name for a bundle of related programs, or platform, from Sun Microsystems which allow for developing and running programs written in the Java programming language. ... Novell Inc. ...


Schmidt left Novell after the acquisition of Cambridge Technology Partners. Google founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin (with the assistance of executive search firm Heidrick & Struggles, Inc.) recruited Eric Schmidt to run their company in 2001 under the influence of venture capitalists John Doerr and Michael Moritz. Google co-founder Larry Page This article belongs in one or more categories. ... Sergey Brin (Russian: ) (born August 21, 1973) is a Russian American entrepreneur. ... Executive search (informally headhunting) is the process of recruiting individuals to fill executive positions in organizations. ... Venture capital is a general term to describe financing for startup and early stage businesses as well as businesses in turn around situations. ... L. John Doerr (born June 29, 1951 in St. ... Michael Moritz is a venture capitalist with Sequoia Capital in Menlo Park, California, in the Silicon Valley. ...


Schmidt joined Google's board of directors as chairman in March 2001 and became the company's CEO in August 2001. At Google, Schmidt shares responsibility for Google's daily operations with founders Page and Brin. As indicated by page 29 of Google's 2004 S-1 Filing,[6] Schmidt, Page, and Brin run Google as a triumvirate. Schmidt possesses the legal responsibilities typically assigned to the CEO of a public company and focuses on management of the vice presidents and the sales organization. Chairman of the Board redirects here. ... The term triumvirate is commonly used to describe a political regime dominated by three powerful political and/or military leaders. ...


According to Google's website, Schmidt also focuses on "building the corporate infrastructure needed to maintain Google's rapid growth as a company and on ensuring that quality remains high while product development cycle times are kept to a minimum."[7]


Schmidt is one of the few people who have become a billionaire (USD) based on stock options received as an employee in a corporation of which neither he nor a relative was the founder. "Earlier this year, he pulled in almost $90 million from sales of Google stock and made at least another $50 million selling shares in the past two months as the stock leaped to more than $300 a share."[8] In its 2006 'World's Richest People' list, Forbes ranked Schmidt as the 129th richest person in the world (the ranking was shared by Onsi Sawiris, Alexei Kuzmichov, and Robert Rowling) with an estimated wealth of $6.2billion. The United States dollar is the official currency of the United States. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... Onsi Sawiris (Unsi Sawires, Arabic: أنسي ساويريس) is an Egyptian businessman, estimated to be worth approximatively $5. ... Alexey Kuzmichev (born November 7, 1963) is a Russian businessman. ... Robert Rowling is the founder of TRT Holdings, the holding company of Omni Hotels and Golds Gym. ...


Schmidt was elected to Apple's board of directors on August 28, 2006. Apple Inc. ... is the 240th day of the year (241st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


In 2007, he was cited by PC World as #1 on the list of the 50 Most Important People on the Web, along with Google co-Founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin.[9] Eric E. Schmidt is also on the list of ARTnews 200 top art collectors [10]. Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era in the 21st century. ... PC World may refer to one of two topics: The American computer magazine The British computer store chain This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. ... This article is about the corporation. ... For the music producer/manager, see Larry Page (British singer and manager). ... Sergey Brin (Russian: ) (born August 21, 1973) is a Russian American entrepreneur. ...


Misc. Facts

The event is named after its Saturday night ritual, the burning of a wooden effigy. ... For other uses, see Aviator (disambiguation). ...

See also

This article is about the corporation. ... Forbes magazine annually lists the worlds wealthiest individuals: The Worlds Billionaries. ... The 70/20/10 Model is a business resource management model pioneered by Google CEO Eric E. Schmidt. ...

References

  1. ^ Eric Schmidt Stock Trade Record
  2. ^ Google Inc. Executive Compensation
  3. ^ apple.com
  4. ^ princeton.edu
  5. ^ "Taylor Eigsti, a 15-year-old jazz pianist featured on the August 4 cover of the Almanac, performed for President Clinton Friday night at the Atherton home of Novell CEO Eric Schmidt and his wife Wendy." "LOOSE ENDS"
  6. ^ Amendment No. 9 to Form S-1 Registration Statement Under The Securities Act of 1933. United States Securities and Exchange Commission (2004-08-18).
  7. ^ Google Management: Dr. Eric Schmidt, Chairman of the Executive Committee and Chief Executive Officer. Google Inc.. Retrieved on 2006-12-01.
  8. ^ Mills, Elinor (Wed Aug 03 05:20:30 PDT 2005). Google balances privacy, reach (HTML) (English). CNET. Archived from the original on 2005. Retrieved on 2006-11-15.
  9. ^ Null, Christopher. "The 50 Most Important People on the Web." PC World. March 5, 2007. Retrieved on March 5, 2007.
  10. ^ ARTnews, The ARTnews 200 Top Collectors, 2007 [1]
  11. ^ "CEO Eric Schmidt stood out because he "was the only candidate who had been to Burning Man."" From "Markoff and Zachary on Google"; being quoted in the quote are John Markoff and Gregg Zachary. See also Business Week's "Eric Schmidt, Google" from 29 September, 2003: "One of the first orders of business was joining his new 20-something colleagues at Burning Man, a free-form festival of artistic self-expression held in a Nevada desert lake bed. Sitting in his office shortly after his return, tanned and slightly weary, Schmidt couldn't have been happier. "They're keeping me young," he declared."
  12. ^ "Schmidt is an avid pilot and political junkie who never tires of debating the great issues of our day and the relative merits of small plane jet propulsion systems." from "Unwinnable Wars: Personal Perspectives on Technology Leadership"
  13. ^ "Eric Schmidt, Larry Page and Sergey Brin agree to a $1 salary according to company's latest proxy." from [2]

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External links

  • YouTube: Eric Schmidt at the Seoul Digital Forum. (2007.06.05) Video
  • iTunes: Google making of a modern company. Video
  • CNET: Google balances privacy, reach (July 14, 2005), which uses Schmidt as an example of the personal information held by Google.
  • AlwaysOn: Interview (April 22, 2003), in which he discusses the future of computing, and mankind
  • Eric Schmidt in discussion with Esther Dyson on BT Big Thinkers (September 25, 2006), where he talks about how he is carefully managing Google through many challenges
  • Google CEO Dr. Eric Schmidt Joins Apple's Board of Directors Press release by Apple Inc.
  • Princeton University Board of Trustees
  • Eric Schmidt interview by iinnovate
  • Eric Schmidt talks about innovation on Executive Talks

 
 

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