10 Facts about Larry Page

Post On: November 29, 2016
By: Agustina

Facts about Larry Page tell the readers about the famous American computer scientist.  People always recognize him more as the co-founder of Google Inc.  He established the company along with Sergey Brin in 1998. That is why he is also known as an internet entrepreneur. He was born on 26th March 1973. Get other facts about Page below:

Facts about Larry Page 1: the position in Google

In August 2001, he let go his position as Google CEO. In April 2011, he took the position again. In July 2015, he stated that he stepped aside as the CEO for the second time to become the CEO for Alphabet. The latter one is the parent company of Google.

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Facts about Larry Page 2: the main goal of Alphabet

The main goal of Alphabet is to present the advancements in diverse industries under the leadership of Page.

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Facts about Larry Page 3: the networth

The estimated wealth of Page reaches US$36.9 billion. Therefore, he takes the 12th richest person in the world as of November 2016.

Facts about Larry Page 4: PageRank

PageRank is the most prominent search-ranking algorithm of Google. Do you know that this feature was invented by Page?

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Facts about Larry Page 5: the birthplace of Page

The birthplace of Page was located in East Lansing, Michigan.

Facts about Larry Page 6: parents

Page’s father was a PhD in computer science. His name is Carl Victor Page, Sr. He worked at Michigan State University as a computer science professor. His mother worked as a computer-programming instructor. Her name is Gloria.

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Facts about Larry Page 7: leaving the position as CEO

Page had to leave his position as the CEO of Google after he was pressed by the two most notable investors Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers and Sequoia Capital. Eric Schmidt was selected as the CEO.

Facts about Larry Page 8: the billionaire

Page became a billionaire when he was only 30. Even though he was not the CEO, he still served as the boss of Google for he would provide the final approval.

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Facts about Larry Page 9: Android

In 2005, Android was acquired by Page with the cost of $50 million.

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Facts about Larry Page 10: Google+

Google+ was launched in the mid-2011 as a response of the popularity of Facebook as social networking site. In May 2012, the Chromebook was revealed in the market. The Chrome OS is installed inside this laptop product.

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