Larry Page founded Google with Sergey Brin in 1998 and has served as CEO of its parent company, Alphabet, since 2015.
Page and Brin both stepped down from their roles on Tuesday. They wrote in a letter that “Alphabet and Google no longer need two CEOs and a president,” leaving Sundar Pichai to lead both as CEO.
Here’s how Page got his start, and how he built Google into what it is today.
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Larry Page is one of the most powerful people in the world.
The quirky, soft-spoken computer scientist co-founded Google with Sergey Brin in 1998. As Google evolved into a multi-billion-dollar juggernaut, Page stayed at the helm, first as Google’s CEO and later running its parent company, Alphabet.
But on Tuesday, Page announced that he, along with Brin, would be stepping down from their roles at Alphabet. Brin had served as the company’s president. Sundar Pichai will now serve as both Google and Alphabet CEO.
So who is Larry Page and how did he get to where he is today?
Here’s his story.
Jillian D’Onfro contributed to an earlier version of this story.
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Source:: Businessinsider – Strategy