Sergey Brin: President and Co-founder of Google

Sergey Mikhailovich Brin is an American business tycoon, computer scientist and internet entrepreneur. He co-founded Google with Larry Page.

Sergey Brin: President and Co-founder of Google

He also makes tools for converting experimental work created with a TeX word processor into HTML. During that time, he met Larry Page, a student who was "as annoying as he was". They often disagree on definitions and beliefs, and are often on opposite sides of the debate.

Born - August 21, 1973

Sergey Brin's Entrepreneurial Journey

In December 2019, Sergey Brin stepped down as president of Alphabet. In August 2015, Brin and Page announced the formation of "Alphabet" as the new parent company. Page was named CEO of the new company. The company's products include Google, Android, Chrome, Google+ and YouTube. Sergey Brin was previously director of special projects at Google X, the company's top-secret division focused on high-risk projects such as Google Glass, aerial wind turbines and smart contact lenses.

Brin and Page introduce Google Maps, a web mapping service co-founded by Jens Eilstrup Rasmussen and Lars Rasmussen.

In 1999, Brin and Page successfully persuaded rival venture capital firms Sequoia Capital and Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers to fund Google, ultimately investing $25 million.

On September 15, 1998, the project was renamed Google. In 1996, Brin was named president of Google. In 1998, Brin and Page agreed to start a company based on their ideas. The pair borrowed money from relatives and friends to buy servers and rented a popular garage in Menlo Park, California, similar to those used by Apple and Amazon. The owner of the room was Susan Wojcicki, who eventually became a senior vice president at Google and is now the CEO of YouTube. Sun Microsystems co-founder Andy Bechtolsheim funded the work with a $100,000 check.

Recognition and Rewards

2021: No. 9 on Forbes' 2021 Billionaires list

Brin and Page were the fifth most powerful people in the world in 2009.

Brin and Page won the Marconi Award in 2004.

Brin and Page were among the top 100 investors in the 2002 MIT Technology Review TR100.