Former CEO & Executive Chairman, Google / Co-Founder, Schmidt Futures
Eric Schmidt is an accomplished technologist, entrepreneur, and philanthropist. He joined Google in 2001 and helped transform the company from a Silicon Valley startup into a global leader in technology alongside founders Sergey Brin and Larry Page. Eric served as Google’s CEO and chairman from 2001-2011, as well as executive chairman and technical advisor. In 2017, he co-founded Schmidt Futures, a philanthropic initiative that bets early on exceptional people making the world better.