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Lawrence Edward PAGE

Primary Position:
CEO
Primary Company:
Alphabet
Estimated Net Worth:
At least $41.8 billion
Source of Wealth:
Self-Made
Age:
43
Birthday:
26 March 1973
Religion:
Unknown
Nationality:
United States
Hometown:
Lansing, Michigan, United States
Marital Status:
Married

Biography

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 ...

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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: Technology
Description: Trained as an engineer; co-founded information technology company Google.

Kind of Interests, Passion and Hobbies: Philanthropy
Description: Active philanthropist donates to educational, healthcare, social and humanitarian causes.

Kind of Interests, Passion and Hobbies: Finance - Investment
Description: Page is an investor in alternative energy companies such as Tesla Motors.

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Philanthropy

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.

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