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Eric Schmidt Keynote Speaker

Eric Schmidt

Executive Chairman at Google, Chairman on New America Foundation
Eric Schmidt's keynotes are a fascinating perspective on modern technology and the competitiveness of the Internet, especially from the view point of Google. Schmidt, the Executive Chairman at Google has previously held the position of software engineer at Sun Microsystems in 1983, followed by his appointment as CEO and chairman of Novell. Larry Page and Sergey Brin, the co-founders of Google met with Schmidt in 2001 and gave him the reins to run their company.

From there, Schmidt has held a prominent position on the Google board of directors, and was CEO of Google from 2001 until 2011, when he stepped down to Executive Chairman after a good decade at the top. Schmidt has also served on the Apple board of directors from 2006 until 2009 and only stepped down due to the intensity between Apple and Google.

Politically, Schmidt has worked as campaign advisor to Barack Obama in the 2008 election and was even considered for the position of Commerce Secretary by the President. He holds the position as chairman at the New America Foundation public policy institute think tank.

Schmidt holds a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from Princeton University, a Master's of Science and a PhD from the University of California, Berkeley. Eric Schmidt's keynotes are insightful and engaging.

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Rapid Technological Growth
Rapid Technological Growth
Eric Schmidt Discusses His Book in This Digital Age Speech
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Universality of the Mobile Phone
Universality of the Mobile Phone
Eric Schmidt Delivers an Interesting Mobile Advertising Speech
In this mobile advertising speech, executive Chairman of Google Eric Schmidt discusses the increasing popularity of mobile phones over desktops and what this means for the future of advertising. He... MORE
Achieving Fulfillment
Achieving Fulfillment
Eric Schmidt's Extraordinary Life Keynote Discusses Leaving a Mark
Giving a greatly entertaining commencement address at Boston University in May of 2012, Eric Schmidt, Google’s Executive Chairman, takes on the modern day and current graduating class in his... MORE
Defining Monetary Growth
Defining Monetary Growth
Eric Schmidt Gives a Powerful Economic Development Keynote
As the Executive Chairman for Google, Eric Schmidt has many valuable insights to give regarding innovating toward a brighter future and his educational economic development keynote provides some... MORE
The Future of Video Conferences
The Future of Video Conferences
Eric Schmidt Discusses the Coming Technology of Mobiles
Eric Schmidt is a forward thinking technical mind and dynamic entrepreneur. He became the CEO of Google and eventually the executive chairman. His speech outlines his perspectives on the coming... MORE
Technology as an Equalizer
Technology as an Equalizer
Google CEO Eric Schmidt Delivers a Keynote at the 2009 CMU Commencement
CEO and chairman of the board for Google Inc. Eric Schmidt delivers the keynote address at the commencement ceremony for the class of 2009 at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. In… MORE