Last Updated: 20 Aug, 2023 | Views: 200
Profession: Business Men
Other Profession(s): Internet Entrepreneur, Computer scientist
Famous For: Co-Founded Google with Larry Page
Higher Education: Stanford University (MS)
Net Worth: $89 Billion Approx.
Sergey Brin is a computer scientist and entrepreneur who co-founded Google, one of the world's most successful internet companies. Born in Russia in 1973, Brin immigrated to the US with his family at a young age. He met Larry Page while pursuing a PhD at Stanford University, and together they developed the PageRank algorithm that powered Google's early success. Today, Brin is known for his philanthropy and investments in cutting-edge technology.
Sergey Brin Education:
1995: Brin begins his PhD in computer science at Stanford University, where he meets Larry Page.
Sergey Brin Career:
1996: Brin and Page begin collaborating on a search engine project, which would eventually become Google.
1998: Brin and Page incorporate Google as a company.
2001: Brin is named one of the "30 under 30" by Forbes magazine.
2004: Google goes public, making Brin a billionaire.
2005: Brin marries Anne Wojcicki, who co-founded the personal genomics company 23andMe.
2011: Brin becomes the director of the X division at Google, which focuses on developing "moonshot" projects like self-driving cars and augmented reality glasses.
2015: Brin becomes the president of Alphabet Inc., Google's parent company.
2018: Brin steps down from his role as president of Alphabet and becomes a board member.
Sergey Brin Awards:
Marconi Prize (2004): Brin and Larry Page were jointly awarded
National Science Foundation Graduate Fellowship (1993-1995)
Academy of Achievement's Golden Plate Award (2002
Elected to the National Academy of Engineering (2004)
American Academy of Arts and Sciences Fellow (2004)
German Media Prize (2014)
Sergey Brin Unknown:
Brin's family emigrated from the Soviet Union to the United States when he was six years old.
He attended a Montessori school when he was a child, which encouraged him to be independent and think creatively.
Brin is an avid trapeze artist and has performed with the Flying Circus troupe.