Lawrence Page aka Larry Page is a computer scientist and an Internet entrepreneur. He founded Google Inc. in partnership with Sergey Brin. In addition, he is the CEO of Google’s parent company, Alphabet Inc.
Larry was born on the 26th of March, 1973 in East Lansing, Michigan, U.S. His father is Carl Vincent Page; “Pioneer in computer science and artificial intelligence”, as Will Smale said; a BBC reporter. In addition, his mother is Jewish, her name is Gloria and she used to be a computer programming instructor in Michigan State University; the same place where his father used to be a computer science professor. However, Lawrence was not raised in a religious way.
Larry and Computers
Page’s house, as he said, was full of things that had to do with technology and first generation personal computers. When he was 6 years old, his parents let him play with their PCs, so he developed a love for technology and computers. Larry was the first kid in his school who made an assignment on a word processor. Lawrence’s brother was also a reason, because he taught him how to take everything apart and see how things worked. Later on, Larry realized how much he likes technology and was eager to know how to invent new things.
Larry went to Okemos Montessori School from 1975 until 1979. In 1991, he graduated from East Lansing High school. Furthermore, when Larry was in high school he took saxophone classes for 2 summers.
As for university education; Page has a Bachelor Degree of science in computer engineering – University of Michigan.
In addition, He got a Master Degree of science in computer science – Stanford University.
Moreover, his PHD research that he did with Sergey Brin, Became the most searched and downloaded scientific document in the history of the internet.
More about Larry
Page likes investing in renewable energy technology. He encourages the idea of cars that work on electricity and in a present investor in Tesla Motors. Furthermore, he is married to Lucinda Southworth and has two children.