Lansing, Michigan-native earned a Bachelor's Degree in Engineering from the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor and appears to have worked in the technology sector after graduation. In 1998, while pursuing a Ph.D. in Computer Science at Stanford University, he co-founded, with fellow doctoral student Sergey Brin, Google, a multinational corporation specializing in Internet-related services and products. The company grew rapidly and by 2000, had indexed one billion Internet URLs. Page was Google's first CEO and served in that capacity until ...Contact us to see more Biography
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In 2004, Page, Sergey Brin and Eric Schmidt agreed to reduce their annual salaries to one dollar, refused any bonuses, and linked their personal wealth directly to their shareholdings in Google and the company's share price. Page reportedly personally reviews and approves every new hire at Google.Contact us to see more Interesting Facts
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Kind of Interests, Passion and Hobbies: Technology
Description: Trained as an engineer; co-founded information technology company Google.
Kind of Interests, Passion and Hobbies: Boating - Yachts
Description: Reportedly owns a 194-foot long luxury yacht "Senses."
Kind of Interests, Passion and Hobbies: Finance - Investment
Description: Page is an investor in alternative energy companies such as Tesla Motors.
Giving Profile: Chairman of the Carl Victor Page Memorial Foundation. In 2013, the foundation had assets exceeding $700 million and donated more than $40 million; gives primarily to educational, healthcare, social and humanitarian causes. Notable recipients include National Philanthropic Trust, the Harris myCFO Foundation, Vanguard Charitable Endowment Program, Research Foundation Stony Brook University, Carter Center, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stepping Stones International and the Michael J. Fox Foundation, among others. In November 2014, Page's family foundation reportedly pledged to donate $15 million to various non-profit organizations to help contain the Ebola outbreak.Contact us to see more Philanthropy
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