|Occupation:||Computer scientist, Internet entrepreneur|
|Education:|| University of Michigan (B.S.)
Stanford University (M.S.) Stanford University (PhD) (dropped out)
|Known for||Co-founder of Google Inc., CEO of Alphabet Inc, PageRank|
|Born||March 26, 1973|
Lawrence "Larry" Page (born March 26, 1973) is an American computer scientist and internet entrepreneur who co-founded Google Inc. with Sergey Brin, and is the CEO of Google's parent company,Alphabet Inc. After stepping aside as CEO in August 2001 in favour of Eric Schmidt, Page re-assumed the role in April 2011. He announced his intention to step aside a second time in July 2015 to become CEO of Alphabet, under which Google's assets would be re-organised. Under Page, Alphabet is seeking to deliver major advancements in a variety of industries. Page is the inventor of PageRank, Google's best-known search ranking algorithm.
Page is a board member of the X Prize Foundation (XPRIZE) and was elected to the National Academy of Engineering in 2004. Page received the Marconi Prize in 2004.
Incorporates material from Wikipedia