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Born August 21, 1973
(age 40)
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  • studied at Grade school in Adelphi, Maryland
  • studied at Eleanor Roosevelt High School in Greenbelt, Maryland
  • studied at IE Business School. Master of Business Administration
  • 1990 - 1993
    studied at University of Maryland. Math. & Computer Sci.. Bachelor of Science
  • 1993 - 1995
    studied at Stanford University. Master of Science
  • 1998
    co-founder. Google Inc

Sergey Brin

Sergey Brin is a Russian-born American computer scientist and Internet entrepreneur who, with Larry Page, co-founded Google, one of the most profitable Internet companies.

Background

Brin immigrated to the United States with his family from the Soviet Union at the age of six.

Education

  • He earned his undergraduate degree at the University of Maryland, following in his father's and grandfather's footsteps by studying mathematics, as well as computer science.

Career

  • After graduation, he moved to Stanford University to acquire a Ph.D. in computer science. There he met Larry Page, with whom he later became friends. They crammed their dormitory room with inexpensive computers and applied Brin's data mining system to build a superior search engine. The program became popular at Stanford and they suspended their PhD studies to start up Google in a rented garage.

Achievements

  • As of 2012, his personal wealth is estimated to be $20.3 billion.

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  • Membership
    • Fellow: American Academy Arts & Scis.
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