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“The Internet is the first thing that humanity has built that humanity doesn’t understand, the largest experiment in anarchy that we have ever had”.
|Source of Wealth||Self Made, Google|
|Education||Bachelor of Arts/ Science, Princeton University; Doctorate, University of California Berkeley; Master of Science|
In his early career days, Eric Schmidt was having different technical positions in different companies like Byzromotti Design, Bell Labs, Zilog, Xerox’s Palo Alto Research Center (PARC).
In 1983, Eric Schmidt started his career with Sun Microsystems as a Software Manager, after getting promoted later on he became director of Software Engineering and also finally became president of Sun Technology Enterprises.
Eric Schmidt made the beginning of his professional career with the computer operating system firm. In 1997, he also became Novell’s CEO, later on in 2001 he resigned from there.
After founders of Google Larry Page and Sergey Bin jointly interviewed Eric Schmidt they were quickly impressed by his motivation and Charisma. In 2001, he was hired for running and managing Google. He started working with John Doerr and Michael Moritz and contributed in the success of the firm.
Eric Schmidt has also provided a number of services in different capacities. He was among the trustee broad members at the Carnegie Mellon University and Princeton University.
The Lurssen Yacht Oasis is owned by Eric Schmidt which is estimated at a price of $72 Million.
Eric Schmidt has bought a lavison mansion in Holmby Hills estate worth $22 Million.
In 2009 Eric Schmidt purchased Lurssen Yacht Oasis for $72 Million. His wide Wendy is also the owner of 52 meters sailing yacht Eifje, the construction for which took place in Royal Huisman docks in Netherlands.
The primary residence of Eric Schmidt is his five-bedroom home in the town of Atherton, California, an affluent city which is mainly located within Silicon Valley’s heart. He bought the house in 1990 for $2 Million but the current value for it would worth be around $6.97 Million. The whole mansion covers an area of more than 4,800 square feet and a swimming pool is also present.
Another property owned by Eric Schmidt is his California property. This 7,000-sq-ft house was owned in Montecito California from Portia de Rossi and DeGeneres in the year 2007. A huge backyard area with tennis, court swimming pool and many other Spanish-inspired décor is present in the building. The estimated price for the mansion is $20 Million.
Eric Schmidt discussed about his plans for the project AlphaGo, the AI system which was built through Google DeepMind which later on overcame the Go master Lee Sedol.
Being the executive chairman of the parental company Alphabet, Eric Schmidt, admitted that he used an iPhone which was made by the Apple, the rival company.
He also backs intelligence with Larry page for mining asteroids.
Eric Schmidt also financed the design and development of Deepsearch, the advanced submarine.
He also acted as an advisor to the President Obama’s election campaign in 2008.
The Lurssen Yacht Oasis, estimated at a price of $72 Million.
Eric Schmidt began his career as a Software Manager with Sun Microsystems. He was later promoted to the post of director Software Engineering.