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Primary Role
Executive Chairman @
Investments
24 Investments in 21 Companies
Born:
April 27, 1955
Gender:
Male
Location:
Mountain View
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Person Details

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Eric Schmidt has served as the Executive Chairman of Alphabet’s board of directors since October 2015. He has served as the Executive Chairman of Google’s board of directors since April 2011 and as a member of Google’s board of directors since March 2001.

From July 2001 to April 2011, Eric served as Google’s Chief Executive Officer. He was the chairman of Google’s board of directors from March 2001 to April 2004, and again from April 2007 to April 2011.

Prior to joining Google, from April 1997 to November 2001, Eric served as chairman of the board of directors of Novell, Inc., a computer networking company, and, from April 1997 to July 2001, as the Chief Executive Officer of Novell.

From 1983 until March 1997, Eric held various positions at Sun Microsystems, Inc., a supplier of network computing solutions, including Chief Technology Officer from February 1994 to March 1997, and President of Sun Technology Enterprises from February 1991 until February 1994.

Eric was previously a director of Apple Inc., a designer, manufacturer, and marketer of personal computers and related products, from 2006 to 2009.

Eric holds a Doctoral degree and a Master of Science degree in computer science from the University of California, Berkeley, and a Bachelor of Science degree in electrical engineering from Princeton University.

Jobs (13)

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Founder and President

Executive Chairman

Founding Partner

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2010 - Current   (over 6 years)
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Jan, 2001
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CEO
Apr, 1997
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CEO
Feb, 1994
Mar, 1997
CTO
Feb, 1991
Feb, 1994
President
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1994
Various Positions
DateInvested InRoundDetails
Jul, 2016$10M / Series APersonal Investment
May, 2016undisclosed amount / SeedPersonal Investment
Mar, 2016$15M / Series CPersonal Investment
Oct, 2015$9.5M / Series APersonal Investment
May, 2015$6M / SeedPersonal Investment
May, 2014undisclosed amount / VenturePersonal Investment
Nov, 2013$7M / Series A (Lead)
May, 2013$18M / Series BPersonal Investment
Apr, 2013$5.9M / Series APersonal Investment
Apr, 2013$500k / VenturePersonal Investment
Apr, 2013undisclosed amount / UndisclosedPersonal Investment
Sep, 2012undisclosed amount / Series APersonal Investment
Feb, 2012$5M / Series A (Lead)Personal Investment
Jan, 2012$2M / AngelPersonal Investment
Jan, 2012$1.4M / SeedPersonal Investment
Dec, 2011$5.4M / Series BPersonal Investment
Aug, 2011$1.5M / SeedPersonal Investment
Jun, 2011$25M / VenturePersonal Investment
Jun, 2011undisclosed amount / UndisclosedPersonal Investment
Mar, 2011$25M / Series BPersonal Investment
Nov, 2010$1.25M / Convertible NotePersonal Investment
Apr, 2010$14.7M / Series DPersonal Investment
Feb, 2006undisclosed amount / UndisclosedPersonal Investment
Mar, 1999$750k / AngelPersonal Investment

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