Eric Schmidt

Executive Chairman, Google

[Climate change] affects our children and our grandchildren. This 400 parts per million threshold that we just crossed is something which we’re going to regret. We’ve got to have innovative policy solutions and we need innovation. It’s going to take coordinated action; it’s not just the United States and Western Europe’s problem.

Eric Schmidt believes the Internet empowers citizens at the expense of the state. As Executive Chairman of Google, Schmidt is responsible for building partnerships and broader business relationships, government outreach, and technology thought leadership. He has been with Google for over decade. Under his leadership, Google dramatically scaled its infrastructure and diversified its product offerings while maintaining a strong culture of innovation.

Schmidt received a Ph.D. and a Master's degree in Computer Science from the UC Berkeley. Schmidt is the founding partner at Innovation Endeavors and the founder of Tomorrow Ventures, LLC.

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