09/17/2012 09:45 am ET

How A 'Nobody' At Google Founded One Of The Most Popular Sites On The Web

Perhaps he owes it to his Midwestern background or the fact that he was, in the words of one early investor, "a nobody" at Google, but one of Silbermann’s great strengths as an entrepreneur has been an ability to look beyond the sometimes narrow-minded world of Internet entrepreneurship.

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