Larry Page, Build Google from Zero Until So The Internet Giant

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Are there any smartphone users who never use Google services? All Google products like search engines, email, cloud storage services, maps, music players, to translators can all be found on smartphones and greatly assist their users.

All that can not be separated from the role of a computer programmer reliably named Lawrence Edward Page alias Larry Page who founded Google together with his partner, Sergey Brin.


Actually, the computer is not a new item for Page. Celeb Family Report quotes mention, this is because his father Carl Victor Page has a doctorate in computer science. Meanwhile, his mother named Gloria is an instructor in computer programming at Michigan State University and Lyman Briggs College.

When Page is small, family homes are usually filled with computer, science, and technology magazines. Environment is what makes him immerse himself in the computer world. He claimed to be interested in computers since the age of 6 years and trying to learn the first generation of computers owned by his parents.


Later, in his graduate school, he and Brin, refining the search engine introduced in 1998. Now, 18 years after its founding, Google revenues reached US $ 89.46 billion.

Thanks to Google, Page is now one of the richest people in the world with a fortune of US $ 42.4 billion.

He is also included in the list of richest people in the world version of Forbes and ranked 12th, under the founder of fashion brand Louis Vuitton.

The Beginning of Google's Founding

Google journey to achieve success as now is also quite winding. At first, Google was a research project that Page and Brin did in 1996.

At that time, both were graduate students at Stanford University and collaborated on a research project. The project became a search engine called BackRub which operated using servers on their campus.


Both have ideas for creating search pages linked to several other pages. At the beginning of the stand, Google got an investment of US $ 100 thousand from Co-founder Sun Andy Bechtolsheim.

After getting an injection of funds, they have the first office, namely in a garage owned by Susan Wojcicki who is now a CEO of YouTube.

Furthermore, Google began hiring engineers and forming a sales team. As the company grew, Google headquarters moved to The GooglePlex in Mountain View, California.


Now, Google already has more than 50,000 employees in 50 countries. Google also diligently acquires other technology companies and gushes products that are worn around the world.

In addition to being the founder of Google, Page was CEO of the company from 2011 to 2015. Then, in August 2015, Google's Page-led company restructured the company by establishing a parent company called Alphabet Inc. to drive corporate innovation.

Until now, Larry Page has served as CEO of Alphabet Inc., and Google's CEO position is forwarded by Sundar Pichai.
 
 

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