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Lawrence Edward PAGE

Primary Position:
CEO
Primary Company:
Alphabet
Estimated Net Worth:
At least $49.2 billion
Source of Wealth:
Self-Made
Age:
44
Birthday:
26 March 1973
Religion:
Unknown
Nationality:
United States
Hometown:
Lansing, Michigan, United States
Marital Status:
Married

Biography

Native of Lansing, Michigan, Page was born in 1973. He 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 ...

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Education History

Institution Name:
University of Michigan
Qualification Name:
Doctorate
Education Type:
Ph.D.
Start Date:
 
End Date:
2009
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Interesting Facts

Page, Sergey Brin and Eric Schmidt, reportedly operate a fleet of seven jets and two helicopters through holding company, H211. In August 2013, the U.S. Department of Defense ended an arrangement with H211, which allowed the trio to travel on discounted jet fuel bought from the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD). H211 reportedly received a significant discount on fuel for its many non-NASA-related flights, a discount approved by DoD, and to which they were reportedly not entitled.

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Interests, Passion, Hobbies

Kind of Interests, Passion and Hobbies: Boating - Yachts
Description: Reportedly owns a 193-foot long luxury yacht "Senses."

Kind of Interests, Passion and Hobbies: Technology - Computers
Description: Page was the President of the University of Michigan's chapter of Eta Kappa Nu, which is the student honor society of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). He also is a Member of the engineering honor society, Tau Beta Pi.

Kind of Interests, Passion and Hobbies: Aviation
Description: Page has personally funded more than $100 million into two different self-driving car startups, Zee.Aero and Kitty Hawk, which are aimed at building flying cars.

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Philanthropy

Giving Profile: Generous donor who gives primarily to educational, social, health and human services causes. Lifetime giving exceeds $100,000; recipient include: Carter Center. Larry serves as Chairman, President and Director at the Carl Victor Page Memorial Foundation. In 2014, the foundation had assets exceeding $1 billion and donated more than $70 million; gives primarily to educational, social and human services 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.

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