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Alphabet chairman questions Google's China project and talks about Larry Page's daily role - 9to5Google

Late last year, Eric Schmidt stepped down as Alphabet's chairman, with the company appointing John Hennessy to the role. A former president of Stanford University, the chairman talked about Google's China plans, Larry Page, and more in an interview ...

The Creepy Line: How Society is Manipulated by Google and Facebook - 93.1 WIBC Indianapolis (blog)

That's the question put forth and answered in "The Creepy Line," a new documentary written and directed by the filmmakers behind "Clinton Cash." The film takes its title from Google executive Eric Schmidt, who said in 2010 that Google's job was to “get ...

How Mark Zuckerberg became a wartime CEO - The Verge

In April 2011, Ben Horowitz wrote a popular blog post about war and business. There are two kinds of CEOs, said the entrepreneur and cofounder of Andreessen Horowitz. There's the “peacetime” CEO, best represented by Eric Schmidt during Google's ...

This is what Google learned after interviewing one job candidate 16 times, according to Eric Schmidt - CNBCTV18

Eric Schmidt joined Google as CEO in 2001 and led the tech company for the next decade as the company grew from a start-up to a corporate behemoth, whose parent company, Alphabet, now has a market cap of over $740 billion. Very early hiring strategies ...

Artificial intelligence summit adresses impact of technology on jobs and global economy - MIT News

Co-hosted by MIT's Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) and the Initiative on the Digital Economy (IDE), the event featured former Alphabet chairman Eric Schmidt and Massachusetts Secretary of Labor Rosalin Acosta, who ...

House leaders appoint new members to AI commission - C4ISRNet

Schmidt is the chairman of the Defense Innovation Board and a technical adviser to the board of Alphabet, where he was formerly the executive chairman. Alphabet, which is the parent company of Google and several former Google subsidiaries, is known for ...

Alphabet, Microsoft leaders named to National Security Commission on Artificial Intelligence - FedScoop

Armed Services Chairman Mac Thornberry, R-Texas appointed Eric Schmidt, technical adviser to the board of Google parent company Alphabet, while ranking member Adam Smith, D-Wash., went with Eric Horvitz of Microsoft Research Labs. Schmidt will add ...

Google's Eric Schmidt on digital success -- be first, perfect comes later - TechTarget

Few have achieved the level of success that Schmidt has in his field, and for about a half hour he imparted some of the wisdom picked up over his career to an audience of investors, entrepreneurs and educators at Thursday's "AI and the Future of Work" ...

Eric Schmidt Takes Blame For Google's Social Network Failures - MediaPost Communications

In a recent interview with economist Tyler Cowen, former Google CEO Eric Schmidt took the blame for Google's inability to create the next big social network. Schmidt admitted to Cowen that "because we didn't collectively use it, I suspect we didn't ...

Ethereum Has Major Potential, Says Google Ex-CEO Eric Schmidt - KryptoMoney (press release)

During a live event in San Francisco by Village Global, Billionaire Eric Schmidt, the former chairman of Google, took the stage with economist Tyler Cowen. Schmidt pored his support for bitcoin and blockchain, especially Ethereum. Schmidt, a budding ...

Ex-Google CEO Eric Schmidt Says Ethereum Holds Major Potential - Filthy Lucre

The former chairman of Google, billionaire Eric Schmidt, is known as an aspiring bitcoin and blockchain enthusiast, in which he added his opinion that ethereum could become a “powerful platform” whose untapped potential is off-the-charts. Schmidt ...

Google's Schmidt: 5 Years Before AI Is More Than Advisory Tool - Xconomy

Xconomy Boston —. Former Google CEO Eric Schmidt says the next five years of artificial intelligence and machine learning will be more like Apple's Siri and Amazon's Alexa than a self-driving sedan or a robo-surgeon taking out your appendix. “There ...

Billionaire Ex-Google CEO Eric Schmidt is Bullish on Ethereum [ETH] Prospects - Crypto Economy (blog)

And now, Billionaire Eric Schmidt, the former chairman of Google thinks that Ethereum is so powerful that its applications it could revolutionize business and society. According to Schmidt, the untapped potential of Ethereum is “off the charts ...

Billionaire Ex-Google CEO Eric Schmidt Bullish on Ethereum - CryptoTechNews (blog)

Whilst blockchain technology has its critics, one such ex corporate heavyweight in former Google CEO, Eric Schmidt believes that ethereum could become a “powerful platform” with enormous, but not yet realised potential, according to CCN. In a live ...

Ex-Google CEO Eric Schmidt Says Ethereum (ETH) Blockchain Is a Pretty Powerful Platform - Bitcoin Exchange Guide

Billionaire, former chairman of Google and a tech legend Eric Schmidt has some words to silence Ethereum critics. He thinks that Ethereum has a very powerful platform and there is plenty of untapped potentials to be utilized. Schmidt sat down for an ...

Ethereum (ETH) has major potential, according to former Google CEO Eric Schmidt - Forex Crunch

Google's former CEO was recently speaking on Ethereum and other cryptocurrencies, at a live event in San Francisco. Proving is thoughts on the potential behind with blockchain and what is serves with the technology. Eric Schmidt is a known Bitcoin and ...

Ex-Google CEO Eric Schmidt Likes Bitcoin (BTC) and Ethereum (ETH) - SludgeFeed

Former Google (GOOGL) CEO Eric Schmidt recently revealed that he's a fan of blockchain technology and digital currencies, specifically referencing the likes of Bitcoin (BTC) and Ethereum (ETH). During a live event hosted by Village Global in San ...

Ethereum has major potential according to Schmidt - Toshi Times

“Eric Schmidt, the former CEO of Google and Executive Chairman at Alphabet, is one of the most influential technology executives in the world. At Village Global, we are honored to have him among the small group of LP luminaries whose financial capital ...

Former Google CEO Eric Schmidt praises Ethereum's potential - TokenMantra (press release)

Eric Schmidt, billionaire and former CEO of technology giant Google, said that Ethereum can be a “powerful platform” with untapped potential that lies beyond the ether price. Schmidt talked at a private event, organized by venture capital firm Village ...

Ex-CEO of Google Eric Schmidt Praises Ethereum's Potential - Coindoo (press release) (blog)

Speaking at an event organized by Village Global, Google's former CEO Eric Schmidt had some great things to say about Ethereum. He told Tyler Cowen – who is an economics professor at George Mason University – that Ethereum is a powerful platform and ...

Eric Emerson Schmidt is an American software engineer, a businessperson, and the Executive Chairman of Alphabet, Inc.

Eric Schmidt at the 37th G8 Summit in Deauville 037.jpg
Schmidt at the 2011 G8 Summit
Born Eric Emerson Schmidt
(1955-04-27) April 27, 1955 (age 61)
Falls Church, Virginia, United States
Residence Atherton, California, U.S.
Alma mater Princeton University
University of California, Berkeley
Occupation Executive Chairman
Years active 1982–present
Employer Alphabet Inc.
Salary US$1.25 million (2015, base salary), US$108 million aggregate (including bonuses, stock options)
Net worth Decrease US$10.1 billion (June 2016)
Title Executive Chairman of Alphabet Inc.
Political party Democratic
Spouse(s) Wendy Boyle (m. 1980)
Children 2 daughters (Sophie and Alison)
Parent(s) Eleanor and Wilson Schmidt
Website Google.com — Eric Schmidt

Eric Emerson Schmidt (born April 27, 1955) is an American software engineer, a businessperson, and the Executive Chairman of Alphabet, Inc.

In 2016, Forbes ranked Schmidt as the 100th-richest person in the world, with an estimated wealth of US$11.6 billion.

As an intern at Bell Labs, Schmidt did a complete re-write of Lex, a software program to generate lexical analysers for the UNIX computer operating system. From 1997 to 2001, he was Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Novell.

From 2001 to 2011, Schmidt served as the CEO of Google. He has served on various other boards in academia and industry, including the Boards of Trustees for Carnegie Mellon University, Pennsylvania, and Princeton University, New Jersey.

Eric Schmidt & Tyler Cowen on The Future of Technology & Society

Eric Schmidt, the former CEO of Google and Executive Chairman at Alphabet, is one of the most influential technology executives in the world. At Village Global ...

Eric Schmidt: The Artificial Intelligence Revolution

Former Alphabet chair Eric Schmidt discusses the future of AI – from the impact of voice on the healthcare industry to advisory applications in finance. He also ...

Blitzscaling 08: Eric Schmidt on Structuring Teams and Scaling Google

This is session 8 of Technology-enabled Blitzscaling, a Stanford University class taught by Reid Hoffman, John Lilly, Allen Blue, and Chris Yeh. This class ...

Fireside Chat: Eric Schmidt & Shernaz Daver

Hear from Eric Schmidt, Technical Advisor to Alphabet and former CEO of Google, in conversation with Shernaz Daver, Executive Advisor to GV! They cover ...

Eric Schmidt, Executive Chairman, Alphabet Inc.: Just Say "Yes"

Eric Schmidt, Executive Chairman of Alphabet Inc. on how to achieve success: Surround yourself with interesting, ambitious people, and always say “yes” to ...

Eric Schmidt's Top 10 Rules For Success (@ericschmidt)

He's an American software engineer, a businessperson, and the Executive Chairman of Alphabet, Inc. From 2001 to 2011, Schmidt served as the CEO of Google ...