February 27, 2020 0

Most Influential Figures – Larry Page

Most Influential Figures – Larry Page


Welcome to the video, today we will be exploring
one of the most influential figures of the Technology sector in the 21st century. Hopefully you will learn something new and
will be able to apply the knowledge in your everyday life. This video is the sixth part of a seven video
series, and will only showcase the number two spot. At the Number two spot we have Larry Page. Lawrence Edward Page (born March 26, 1973)
is an American computer scientist and Internet entrepreneur. He is best known for being one of the co-founders
of Google along with Sergey Brin. Page was the chief executive officer of Alphabet
Inc. (Google’s parent company) until stepping down
on December 3, 2019. After stepping aside as Google CEO in August
2001, in favor of Eric Schmidt, he re-assumed the role in April 2011. He announced his intention to step aside a
second time in July 2015, to become CEO of Alphabet, under which Google’s assets would
be reorganized. Under Page, Alphabet seeked to deliver major
advancements in a variety of industries. On December 4, 2019, Page stepped down from
his CEO position from Alphabet. Both Page and Sergey Brin will remain controlling
shareholders of Alphabet. As of January 2020, Page is the 8th-richest
person in the world, with a net worth of $66.3 billion.Forbes placed him 10th in the list
“Billionaires 2019”. Page is the co-inventor of PageRank, a well-known
search ranking algorithm for Google, which he wrote with Brin. Page received the Marconi Prize in 2004 with
Brin. That is it for the video, Thank you for watching
this far. I hope you enjoyed it and hopefully learned
something new about Larry Page and his endeavours. My sources are listed in the description. If you find any inaccuracies in my information,
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