Google CEO reflects on past year in rare dispatch

Apr 05, 2012

(AP) -- Google co-founder Larry Page has ruminated about his past year as CEO and mused about the challenges ahead in an unusual dispatch that he shared Thursday.

Page posted his reflections on Google's website for investors and on his personal profile on the company's social network, Google Plus. That service has become Page's pet project as he scrambles to counter the threat posed by Facebook's growing popularity.

Page replaced his mentor, , as Google's CEO a year ago.

Thursday's post covered mostly familiar ground about Page's efforts to sharpen Google's focus and his commitment to create products that improve people's lives.

But it was a bit of a departure for Page, who doesn't share his thoughts about Google Inc. as frequently as Schmidt did during his decade as Google's CEO.

Explore further: Britain's UKIP issues online rules after gaffes

More information: Page's post: http://bit.ly/HZbKbs

not rated yet
add to favorites email to friend print save as pdf

Related Stories

Google, shareholders to meet

Jun 02, 2011

(AP) -- Google Inc. will hold its first shareholders meeting since co-founder Larry Page took over as the Internet search leader's CEO.

Google awards $100 million to Eric Schmidt

Jan 24, 2011

(AP) -- Google Inc. says it has awarded $100 million worth of equity to Eric Schmidt, who is stepping aside as CEO but will stay with the company as executive chairman.

New Google CEO Larry Page reshuffles exec team

Apr 08, 2011

(AP) -- Google CEO Larry Page has promoted at least seven executives to head key parts of the company in one of his first big moves since he took over the Internet search company on Monday. The management reshuffle is an ...

Recommended for you

Britain's UKIP issues online rules after gaffes

18 hours ago

UK Independence Party (UKIP), the British anti-European Union party, has ordered a crackdown on the use of social media by supporters and members following a series of controversies.

Sony saga blends foreign intrigue, star wattage

18 hours ago

The hackers who hit Sony Pictures Entertainment days before Thanksgiving crippled the network, stole gigabytes of data and spilled into public view unreleased films and reams of private and sometimes embarrassing ...

Digital dilemma: How will US respond to Sony hack?

Dec 18, 2014

The detective work blaming North Korea for the Sony hacker break-in appears so far to be largely circumstantial, The Associated Press has learned. The dramatic conclusion of a Korean role is based on subtle ...

User comments : 0

Please sign in to add a comment. Registration is free, and takes less than a minute. Read more

Click here to reset your password.
Sign in to get notified via email when new comments are made.