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Larry Page was Google's founding CEO and grew the company to more than
200 employees and profitability before moving into his role as president of products in April 2001. He continues to share responsibility for Google's day-to-day operations with Eric Schmidt and Sergey Brin.

The son of Michigan State University computer science professor Dr. Carl Victor Page, Larry's love of computers began at age six. While following in his father's footsteps in academics, he became an honors graduate from the University of Michigan, where he earned a bachelor's degree in engineering, with a concentration on computer engineering. During his time in Ann Arbor, Larry built an inkjet printer out of LegoT bricks. While in the Ph.D. program in computer science at Stanford University, Larry met Sergey Brin, and together they developed and ran Google, which began operating in 1998. Larry went on leave from Stanford after earning his master's degree.

In 2002, Larry was named a World Economic Forum Global Leader for
Tomorrow. He is a member of the National Advisory Committee (NAC) of the University of Michigan College of Engineering, and together with co-founder Sergey Brin, Larry was honored with the Marconi Prize in 2004. He is a trustee on the board of the X PRIZE, and was elected to the National Academy of Engineering in 2004.

Blog Entries by Larry Page

"Moon 2.0" Inspiring the Next Generation of Lunar Explorers

Posted July 20, 2009 | 10:47:00 (EST)

Forty years ago this week, the Astronauts of Apollo 11 became the first humans to set foot on the Moon, ushering in a new era of human exploration of the universe. Indeed, even by today's standards, the Apollo program was nothing short of astounding. With an average age in the...
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