WWW10 Keynote Speaker
Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer
Larry Page, 28, was influenced at an early age by his father, a computer science professor, and first started using computers in 1979. He graduated with honors with a bachelor of science in computer engineering from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. While at the University of Michigan, Page received numerous leadership awards for his efforts toward improving the college of engineering and he was president of the University of Michigan Eta Kappa Nu Honor Society.
Page is currently on extended leave from Stanford University, where he is a Ph.D. candidate in computer science. It was at Stanford that Page built the world's first programmable plotter and four-foot wide inkjet printer out of Lego(tm) blocks. Page originated and led the Stanford research project that is now known as Google. His previous work experience includes software design at Advanced Management Systems in Washington, D.C., and CogniTek in Evanston, Ill.
Page founded Google Inc. in 1998 with Sergey Brin.