5 Mei 2008

The Man Behind Google

Supersmart. Righteous. Micromanaging. Smug. Google founders Sergey Brin and Larry Page seem to inspire a different description from every person holding an opinion on the pair. For perspective, here are some of their basic facts. Both can be forgiven for not completing their doctorates in computer science at Stanford University, we think; they’ve been a little busy since 1998. (Sources: Google,


Sergey Brin, Co-founder and President, Technology
Born: August 1973 in Moscow, Russia
Education: BS with honors in mathematics and computer science, University of Maryland at College Park; master’s in computer science, Stanford University; honorary MBA from Instituto de Empresa
Trivia: Sergey’s mother was a scientist at NASA.
He’s reportedly the arbiter at Google as to what the “Don’t Be Evil” motto means in day-to-day business decisions.

Larry Page, Co-founder and President, Products
Born: March 26, 1973, in Ann Arbor, Mich.
Education: BS in engineering (concentration in computer engineering), University of
Michigan; master’s degree, Stanford University
Trivia: Page is one of the trustees on the board of the X Prize Foundation for private
spacecraft advocacy.