Wednesday, October 22, 2003

A Quick List of the Eighteen Gentlemen and Two Women Shaping Google Now 

Google, Inc.,

Sergey Brin, Co-Founder & President, Technology, member of the Google Inc. Board of Directors.
Born in Moscow, Russia in 1973, Sergey Brin is currently on leave from the Ph.D. program in computer science at Stanford University. He received his master's degree there and has been awarded a National Science Foundation Graduate Fellowship. His many interests include search engines, information extraction from unstructured sources, and data mining large collections of text documents and scientific data.

Larry Page, Co-Founder & President, Products, member of the Google Inc. Board of Directors, former Chief Executive Officer of Google, Inc., former software developer for Advanced Management Systems, former software developer for CogniTek.
This golden son of Michigan State University computer science professor Dr. Carl Victor Page was born Laurence Page in 1973. He matriculated to rival college University of Michigan and where he earned a bachelor of science degree in engineering, with a concentration on computer engineering. He earned a master's degree in computer science from Stanford and is currently on leave from the Ph.D program for computer science.

Dr. Eric E. Schmidt, Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer, former chairman and chief executive officer of Novell, former chief technology officer and corporate executive officer at Sun Microsystems, Inc. and the leading developer of JAVA, former member of the research staff at the Computer Science Lab at Xerox Palo Alto Research Center (PARC), former researcher at Bell Laboratories, former programmer/developer at Zilog.

Craig Silverstein, Director of Technology, former member of the research staff at the Computer Science Lab at Xerox Palo Alto Research Center (PARC).
Craig Silverstein has a bachelor of science degree in computer science Phi Beta Kappa with honors from Harvard College, a recipient of the Microsoft Technical Scholarship, twice awarded the Derek Bok Award for Teaching Excellence. He is currently on leave from Stanford University, where he is pursuing a Ph.D. in computer science, with a focus on information retrieval and data mining. He was the first employee hired by Google's founders and created many of the original IT components to support Google's deployment and growth.

Wayne Rosing, Vice President, Engineering, former chief technology officer and vice president of Engineering at Caere Corporation, former president of FirstPerson, Inc., founder of Sun Microsystems Laboratories, former executive at Sun Microsystems in various positions, former director of engineering for the Apple Computer Lisa and Apple II divisions, former manager at Digital Equipment Corporation, former manager at Data General.

Urs Holzle, Google Fellow, former Vice President of Engineering of Google, Inc., co-founder of Animorphic Systems, leading contributor to DARPA's National Compiler Infrastructure project, recipient of a National Science Foundation CAREER award, awarded a a Fulbright Scholarship.

David C. Drummond, Vice President, Corporate Development, Vice president, Strategy and Business Development, General Counsel at Google, Inc., former Outside Council for Google, Inc., former partner in the corporate transactions group at Wilson Sonsini Goodrich and Rosati, former executive vice president finance and chief financial officer for SmartForce.

George Reyes, Chief Financial Officer, former interim chief financial officer of ONI Systems, former vice president and treasurer at Sun Microsystems, former division controller at ROLM Corporation, former chief financial officer at Online Microcenters, former finance manager at Four Phase Systems, Inc, former finance manager at Memorex Corporation. He currently serves on the audit committees and boards of directors of Symantec Corporation and Chordiant Software.

Omid Kordestani, Senior Vice President, Worldwide Sales and Field Operations, former vice president of Business Development and Sales at Netscape, former director of OEM Sales at Netscape, former marketing executive at The 3DO Company, former marketing executive at Go Corporation, and former marketing executive at Hewlett-Packard.

Jonathan Rosenberg, Vice President, Product Management, former senior vice president of Online Products and Services for Excite@Home, former manager for Apple's eWorld product line, former director of product marketing for Knight-Ridder Information Services.

Tim Armstrong, Vice President, Advertising Sales, former vice president of Sales and Strategic Partnerships at Snowball.com, former national sales manager for IDG's first Internet magazine: I-Way, founder and director of Integrated Sales & Marketing at Starwave, Disney's ABC/ESPN Internet Ventures.

Joan Braddi, Vice President, Search Services, former director of business development and sponsorship sales for Netscape's website division Netcenter, former senior manager of Netscape's OEM sales, former for the server division of Silicon Graphics.

Cindy McCaffrey, Vice President, Corporate Marketing, former reporter and editor at daily newspapers, including The Omaha World-Herald; the Springfield (Mo.) Leader & Press; the Kansas City Business Journal; and The Contra Costa Times; and at high-tech trade publications, including Macintosh Today. Former leader of
public relations, investor relations, marketing communications, employee and customer communications at several of Silicon Valley's highest-profile domestic and international companies, including Apple Computer, E*TRADE, The 3DO Company, and SmartForce.

John Doerr, partner at Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, serves on the board of directors at Google, Good Technology, Elance, MyCFO, Intuit, Amazon.com, Homestore.com, Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, Handspring, Freemarkets and Sun Microsystems. Formerly in engineering, marketing and management at Intel, inventor and design engineer at Monsanto.

Michael Moritz, Sequoia Capital, serves on the board of directors of Flextronics, Google, PayPal, RedEnvelope, Saba Software, Shockwave and Yahoo!. Formerly a founding director of Agile Software, Global Center -later acquired by Frontier Corp, LinkExchange -later acquired by Microsoft, eGroups -later acquired by Yahoo!, NeoMagic, Quote.Com -later acquired by Lycos, and Visigenic -later acquired by Borland. Also, he was founder of Technologic Partners and worked in a variety of positions at Time Warner.

Ram Shriram member of the board of directors at Yodlee.com and Elance.com, former vice president of business development at Amazon.com, former chief executive officer of Junglee Corp., former member of the Netscape Communications executive team.

Jakob Nielsen, Co-founder & User Advocate and principal of the Nielsen Norman Group, former Distinguished Engineer, inventor, and web usability guru at Sun Microsystems.

Rajeev Motwani, Professor of Computer Science and Director of Graduate Studies at Stanford University. Before he finished his his Ph.D. in computer science from University of California, Berkeley in 1988, he was awarded the Godel Prize, the Okawa Foundation Research Award, the Arthur Sloan Research Fellowship, the National Young Investigator Award from the National Science Foundation, the Bergmann Memorial Award from the US-Israel Binational Science Foundation, and an IBM Faculty Award. He serves on the editorial board of the Journal of Computer and System Sciences, and the SIAM Journal on Computing. He is a member of various corporate and technical advisory boards, and is a charter member of TIE (The IndUS Entrepreneurs).

Jeffrey Ullman, the S.W. Ascherman Professor of Computer Science at Stanford University, member of National Academy of Engineering, former professor at Princeton University, former member of the technical staff at Bell Laboratories in New Jersey, awarded Einstein Fellowship from the Israeli Academy of Sciences and a Guggenheim Fellowship, former member of the board of directors at Junglee Corporation.

Terry Winograd, Professor in Computer Science at Stanford University, founder of Action Technologies, regular consultant to Interval Research, serves on the national advisory board of the Association for Software Design, member of journal editorial boards, including the Journal of Human Computer Interaction, Computer-Supported Cooperative Work, Personal Technologies, and Informatica.
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