Friday, April 24, 2009

Who is Sergey Brin | yimzWiki

Sergey Brin

(born August 21, 1973, in Moscow, Soviet Union) is the co-founder of

Google, Inc.

, the world’s largest Internet company, based on its search engine and online advertising technology. Forbes ranks him as the

26th richest person in the world.


immigrated to the

United States

at the age of six due to his family’s educational barriers in the Soviet Union. Earning his undergraduate degree at the

University of Maryland

, he followed in his father's and grandfather's footsteps by studying mathematics, double-majoring in computer science. After graduation, he moved to Stanford to acquire a Ph.D in computer science. There he met

Larry Page

, who quickly became his intellectual soul-mate and close friend. They crammed their dormitory room with inexpensive computers and applied


data mining system to build a superior search engine. The program became popular at


and they suspended their Ph.D studies to start up


in a rented garage.

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