Lawrence Edward “Larry” Page is an American entrepreneur who co-founded the Google internet search engine, now Google Inc., with Sergey Brin. Page is currently the President of Products at Google Inc. and has a net worth estimated at 16.6 billion dollars, making him the 26th richest person on earth together with Sergey Brin, according to the “Forbes” annual list of billionaires in 2007.
While a student in the Ph.D. program in computer science at Stanford University, Page met Sergey Brin. Together they ran the Google search engine, which began operating in 1998. Google is based on patented PageRank technology, which relies on the structure of links between web sites to determine the ranking of an individual site. Page is still “on leave” from the Ph.D. program. Page ran Google as co-president with Brin until 2001, when they hired Eric Schmidt to become Chairman and CEO of Google. Page now runs Google as a triumvirate along with Brin and Schmidt.
In 2007, he was cited by “PC World” as #1 on the list of the “50 Most Important People on the Web”, along with Google co-Founder Sergey Brin and CEO Eric Schmidt. He is also an investor in Tesla Motors, which is developing the Tesla Roadster, a 250-mile range battery electric vehicle.
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