A Conversation with Eric Schmidt, Executive Chairman of Alphabet Inc.
, Alphabet Inc
Date: Wednesday, May 03, 2017
Time: 5:00 PM to 6:30 PM
Refreshments: 6:00 PM
Location: 32-123/Kirsch Auditorium
Host: Anantha Chandrakasan & Daniela Rus
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TALK: A Conversation with Eric Schmidt, Executive Chairman of Alphabet Inc.
Dear Members of the EECS and CSAIL Communities:
Please join us for this special event, A Conversation With Eric Schmidt, followed by a reception.
Introduction by President L. Rafael Reif
Moderated by CSAIL Director, Daniela Rus
Eric Schmidt is the executive chairman of Alphabet Inc. He is responsible for the external matters of all of the holding company's businesses, including Google Inc., advising their CEOs and leadership on business and policy issues.
Prior to Alphabet's establishment, Eric was the chairman of Google Inc. for four years. From 2001-2011, he was Google's CEO, overseeing the companys technical and business strategy alongside founders Sergey Brin and Larry Page. Under his leadership, Google dramatically scaled its infrastructure and diversified its product offerings while maintaining a strong culture of innovation, growing from a Silicon Valley startup to a global technology leader.
Before joining Google, Eric was the chairman and CEO of Novell and chief technology officer at Sun Microsystems. Previously, he served on the research staff at Xerox Palo Alto Research Center (PARC), Bell Laboratories, and Zilog. He received a bachelors degree in electrical engineering from Princeton University as well as a masters degree and Ph.D. in computer science from the University of California, Berkeley.
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Created by Victoria Palay at Tuesday, April 11, 2017 at 11:51 AM.