Since Google completely overhauled its corporate structure, announcing that Larry Page would become the CEO of a new parent company called Alphabet, Sundar Pichai is more important than ever. As the new CEO of the new, smaller Google,...Show More Summary
More than seven years ago, Larry Page and Sergey Brin tapped Stanford professor Sebastian Thrun to build a hardware innovation lab inside Google. His efforts turned into Google X, the secretive "moonshot factory" that has produced some...Show More Summary
Earlier this week, Google completely reorganized itself, marking a huge change to the way the business operates. Larry Page is now the CEO of a new company called Alphabet, which oversees all of the new big-picture initiatives Google has been launching as of late. Show More Summary
If you were Larry Page, with $70B in your pocket and freedom to acquire, who would you buy?
Google stunned the tech world earlier this week when it announced the launch of Alphabet, a parent corporation designed to allow the continuation of what CEO Larry Page calls "smaller bets" for better innovation.
In the glitzy tech world, CEOs like Mark Zuckerberg, Larry Page, and Marissa Mayer inspire profile after profile where the rest of us are trying to figure out: what’s the secret to their success? Is it better to be an Ivy League graduate...Show More Summary
By formalizing a structure that gives weight to its most out-there, passion-project research, Page is inviting the coolest and most innovative engineers to come work for him.
Google, with new CEO Sundar Pichai, recently announced that they would become the subsidiary company of a new firm called Alphabet. According to co-founder Larry Page, Alphabet will help streamline Google’s operations and keep it accountable. Show More Summary
Aug 12 (Reuters) – Deciding if you want to bet on Alphabet is essentially a choice on what you want to back: Sergey Brin and Larry Page or human nature. Brin and Page have changed the world and created a cash flow behemoth in Google. Human nature, on the other hand, has created every other […]
In his blog post Monday announcing the surprise restructuring of Google into a conglomerate called Alphabet, Larry Page said this about Sundar Pichai, 43, the eleven-year Googler who will replace Page as Google’s CEO: “Sundar has been saying the things I would have said (and sometimes better!) for quite some [...]
Google just pressed the reset button, completely overhauling its corporate structure through the formation of a brand new parent company called Alphabet. This change comes nearly 20 years after cofounders Larry Page and Sergey Brin first launched Google from a dorm room in Stanford. Show More Summary
This week, Google founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin did something baffling: They created a new company called Alphabet. So what is it? As Page explained, “Alphabet is mostly a collection of companies. The largest of which, of course, is Google. This newer Google is a bit slimmed down, with the companies that are pretty far afield of […]
Earlier this week Larry Page announced that Google was no longer the main company he and Sergey Brin would be working for. Instead, Alphabet has been formed as an umbrella company which counts […]
My colleagues Ken Auletta and Vauhini Vara have already posted insightful accounts of Google’s decision to reinvent itself. Quoting a former Google employee, Ken writes that the company’s co-founder Larry Page, who returned to the C.E.O. Show More Summary
Questions on whether Larry Page, Sergey Brin can come up with the next tech breakthrough.
Earlier this week, Google surprised the world with the launch of Alphabet, a parent company that will encompass a bunch of individual entities, including Nest, Sidewalk Labs, Calico, and a "slimmed down" Google. When Google cofounder...Show More Summary
Larry Page, in trying to save himself from managerial headaches, may have created an entirely new set of managerial headaches when he reorganized his company. There are two reasons to be worried about the new Google: Page has effectively undermined the most important part of his business. Show More Summary
Google, the Internet giant, is turning into Alphabet. On Monday, August 10, co-founder and CEO Larry Page announced that Google will be split from its many other ventures, like the awesome self-driving car. All of these ventures, as well as Google itself, will become subsidiaries of a new company called Alphabet. Show More Summary
Yesterday, we brought you word that Google has undergone a restructuring exercise which ended up with a new holding company known as Alphabet arising, having been run by Google founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin. Of course, with that,...Show More Summary
Google is waking up to a new chief executive serving within a new corporate structure, one that makes the search engine business a subsidiary of a holding company called Alphabet. Co-founders, Larry Page and Sergey Brin, will now take on leadership of the parent company, leaving Google itself in the hands of 43-year-old Sundar Pichai. […]