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The next 5 billion: life in our new connected age

Mon 28 January 2013

Lady Mitchell Hall

Humanitas Visiting Professor in Media 2013: Eric Schmidt

The Humanitas Chair in Media has been made possible by the generous support of the Blavatnik Family Foundation

Eric Schmidt (Executive Chairman, Google) will give a series of three public lectures and a concluding symposium on Connectivity and the Diffusion of Power.

About Eric Schmidt

As executive chairman of Google, Eric Schmidt is responsible for the external matters of Google as well as advising the CEO and senior leadership. From 2001-2011, he served as Google’s chief executive officer, overseeing the company’s technical and business strategy alongside founders Sergey Brin and Larry Page.

Prior to joining Google, Eric was the chairman and CEO of Novell and chief technology officer at Sun Microsystems, Inc. Previously, he served on the research staff at Xerox Palo Alto Research Center (PARC), Bell Laboratories and Zilog. He holds a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from Princeton University as well as a master’s degree and Ph.D. in computer science from the University of California, Berkeley.

Cost: free

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Mon 28 January 2013 5:00PM - 6:30PM


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