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Lawrence Edward PAGE

Primary Position:
CEO
Primary Company:
Alphabet
Estimated Net Worth:
At least $45.5 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

In September 2014, Google reportedly invested $145 million in an 82 megawatt solar project handled by Saint Peters, Missouri-based solar energy company, SunEdison. With this deal, the company has invested more than $1.5 billion in renewable energy projects since 2010.

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Interests, Passion, Hobbies

Kind of Interests, Passion and Hobbies: Business - Entrepreneurship
Description: Co-founded Google in 1998. In October 2015, Alphabet replaced Google as the publicly-traded entity and became its holding company.

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: Philanthropy
Description: Active philanthropist donates to educational, health, social and human services causes.

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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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