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Time has just issued their Time 100 list, recognizing the most influential people around the world. This is the twelfth year that Time has produced the list that includes innovators, industry leaders, artists, researchers, scientist, activists, and political heavyweights. People are selected based on criteria that aren’t exactly a definite science. There are people that [...]
This just in, Larry Page will take position as Google CEO, again, replacing Eric Schmidt as of today. With Schmidt now taking on the role as the executive chairman for the company many are wondering what will change now that Larry Page has once again taken the lead. Though Google is still proving to be [...]
So it’s finally happened, huh? Eric Schmidt has announced his rumored year-pending decision to step down and relinquish his title (and responsibility) of Google CEO to Co-Founder, Larry Page, while he finds home in the position of Executive Chairman. According to the Wall Street Journal "The transition has long been contemplated, according to a person familiar with the matter, and planning for it accelerated last year." According to Schmidt these new changes are brought about to “clarify individual roles so there is clear responsibility and accountability at the top of the company.” Schmidt will now primarily focus on deals, partnerships, customers and broader business relationships, government outreach and technology thought leadership while Page handles the day-to-day operations and Co-Founder Sergey Brin will work on strategic projects. It’s Schmidt’s belief that reasons for the switching and delegating of roles is "simplifying management structure and speed up decision making."