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Sergey Brin

  1. 1. August 21,1973 Russian-American Computer scientist. Cofounder of The world’s largest Internet company
  2. 2. Born in Moscow, to Jewish parents. Father, Michael Brin is a mathematics professor at the University of Maryland. Mother, Eugenia Brin is a research scientist at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center Communist Party heads barred Jews from upper professional ranks by denying them entry to universities. In May 1979, they left Soviet Union and settled in U.S.A.
  3. 3. Paint Branch Montessori School in Adelphi, Maryland Eleanor Roosevelt High School in Greenbelt, Maryland University of Maryland (1993)
  4. 4. During his Ph.D. at Stanford University , he met Larry Page. They became intellectual soul-mates and close friends. Combining their ideas, they crammed their dormitory room with cheap computers and tested their new search engine designs on the web. Their project grew quickly and they realized they had succeeded in creating a superior engine for searching the web. So they suspended their PhD studies to work more on their system
  5. 5. Brin's approach to life, as based on a vision summed up by Google's motto, “of making all the world's information universally accessible and useful.” Brin and his wife Anne founded the firm 23andMe which lets people analyze and compare their own genetic makeup . Trying to help solve the world’s energy and climate problems at Google’s philanthropic arm google.org, which invests in the alternative energy industry to find wider sources of renewable energy. A few weeks ago, they introduced a car that, with "artificial intelligence," can drive itself using video cameras and radar sensors.
  6. 6. In June 2008, Brin invested $4.5 million in Space Adventures, the Virginia-based space tourism company. So far, Space Adventures has sent seven tourists into space. He is an investor in Tesla Motors, which has developed the Tesla Roadster, a 244-mile (393 km) range battery electric vehicle.
  7. 7. • In 2001, was awarded Outstanding Search Service, Best Image Search Engine, Best Design, Most Webmaster Friendly Search Engine, and Best Search Feature at the Search Engine Watch Awards." • In 2003, both Brin and Page received an honorary MBA from IE Business School "for embodying the entrepreneurial spirit and lending momentum to the creation of new businesses”. • In 2004, they received the Marconi Foundation Prize, the "Highest Award in Engineering", and were elected Fellows of the Marconi Foundation at Columbia University. • In 2009, Forbes magazine decided Brin and Larry Page were the fifth most powerful people in the world. • According to Forbes he and Larry Page are currently tied
  8. 8. “In 1440, Johannes Gutenberg introduced Europe to the mechanical printing press, printing Bibles for mass consumption. The technology allowed for books and manuscripts – originally replicated by hand – to be printed at a much faster rate, thus spreading knowledge and helping to usher in the European Renaissance. . . Google has done a similar job.”
  9. 9. And the man behind that is …. THANK YOU

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