May 11 - 09:05
Google legend Eric Schmidt leaves company after 19 years - report
Eric Schmidt, the man who helped shape Google into a technology giant, has reportedly left the organisation after almost two decades' service. CNET broke the news that Schmidt quietly left his role as technical advisor in February, citing a "person familiar with the situation." Schmidt took over as CEO of Google in 2001, taking the company public in 2004, and becoming executive chairman in 2011.
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