Eric Schmidt

Eric Schmidt – His Time and Legacy at Google – Stepping Down as Chair at 62

Eric Schmidt Eric Schmidt ERIC SCHMIDT WOUND up at Google by compromise. In 1998, cofounders Larry Page and Sergey Brin had made a promise to the two venture-capital firms that funded them—they would hire an experienced CEO to manage the company once it began to take off. But two years later they were hedging, insisting they could scale Google to a global power …

Antitrust Sentiment – Google is losing allies across the political spectrum

Antitrust Sentiment Google Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt. Eight years ago, Google was on top of the world. People across the political spectrum saw the search giant as a symbol of high-tech innovation. During the just-completed 2008 presidential campaign cycle, candidates as diverse as Ron Paul, John McCain, and Barack Obama had all made pilgrimages to Google’s Mountain View headquarters to burnish their …