Eric Emerson Schmidt Biography

Read here the complete biography including the childhood, education, career of Eric Emerson Schmidt.

Eric Emerson was born on 27th of April 1955 in Washington DC. He was the Chairperson and Chief Executive Officer of Google Inc. He was earlier one of the members of Board of Directors of Apple Inc. Eric did his graduation from Yorktown High School.

He got his BSEE degree from Princeton University in 1976. He got 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 foundation of the Schmidt Family 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. He was interviewed by Larry Page 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. It is also Schmidt’s responsibility to build infrastructure that is needed for the fast growth of Google, keeping in mind that quality is not compromised at while the time taken is less.

He has been said to be number one amongst the 50 most influential people who are 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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