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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- Stanford University
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In January 2014, Google agreed to sell Motorola, its handset division, to Beijing, China-based technology company Lenovo for about $2.9 billion. In October, the deal closed and Lenovo paid $1.41 billion in cash and Lenovo stock at closing price. Lenovo reportedly agreed to pay the remaining $1.51 billion via a three-year promissory note. Lenovo paid an additional $228.5 in cash to compensate for the stock's closing price.Contact us to see more Interesting Facts
Interests, Passion, Hobbies
Kind of Interests, Passion and Hobbies: Boating - Yachts
Description: Reportedly owns a 194-foot long luxury yacht "Senses."
Kind of Interests, Passion and Hobbies: Aviation - Private Jet
Description: Google owns a 1987 Boeing 767;1995 Cessna Citation Ultra; two 2007 Gulfstream G-550s; a 2000 Gulfstream G-V and a 1978 Bombardier Learjet 36A; Page may make use of these aircraft.
Kind of Interests, Passion and Hobbies: Philanthropy
Description: Active philanthropist donates to educational, healthcare, social and humanitarian causes.
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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