Having completed their master’s degrees, they took a leave of absence from the Ph. Their stated mission was “to organize the world’s information and make it universally accessible and useful.” After quickly outgrowing a series of office locations, the company leased a complex of buildings in Mountain View, California in 1999.Google has since purchased the entire property, known as the Google Plex, one of the most unusual and innovative workplaces in the world2004: Awards Council member and technology entrepreneur Stephen M.He was an honors student at the University of Michigan, where he also participated in the university’s solar car team, reflecting another lifelong interest: sustainable transportation technology.
Case presents the American Academy of Achievement’s Golden Plate Award to both Larry Page and Sergey Brin at the Civic Opera House in Chicago, Illinois.
In 2000, Google began selling text-based advertisements associated with search keywords.
Word quickly spread beyond the walls of Stanford that the two graduate students had created something far more useful than existing search technology.2003: Larry Page, Co-founder and President, Products, and Sergey Brin, Co-founder and President, Technology, pose inside the server room at Google’s campus headquarters in Mountain View, California.
(Photo: Getty Images) They registered the domain name in 1997.
Google was an immediate favorite with individual investors, and the stock price has soared.
All three top executives — Larry Page, Sergey Brin and Eric Schmidt — reduced their annual salaries to a dollar a year and refused bonuses, tying their personal wealth directly to the company’s performance in the stock market.
Larry and Sergey are now worth more than 5 billion.
The Internet and the World Wide Web were just taking shape as major forces in telecommunication when Larry Page entered Stanford.
Larry Page wanted to devise a method for determining how many other Web pages linked to any one given page.
Existing facilities for exploring the Web could only rank search results by the frequency of appearance of a given word on any page of the Web.