Sergey Brin ( Russian Сергей Михайлович Брин Sergei Michailowitsch Brin , scientific transliteration Sergej Michajlovič Brin ; born August 21, 1973 in Moscow , Russian SFSR , Soviet Union ) is an American computer scientist and entrepreneur and was President of Alphabet Inc. from August 2015 to December 2019 . , the holding company of Google .
Sergey Brin was born in the Soviet capital Moscow as the son of the mathematician Michael Brin . Both parents were of Jewish descent and the father in particular suffered from covert anti-Semitism in the Soviet Union , which made academic careers difficult for Jews . In September 1978 the family submitted an application to leave the country , which was finally granted after some harassment. In May 1979 the family left the Soviet Union for the United States. Sergey Brin was five years old at the time.
Brin attended Montessori School in Adelphi , Maryland , while also receiving home schooling from his father, who was a professor of mathematics at the University of Maryland at College Park . After visiting the Eleanor Roosevelt High School in Greenbelt , he began studying computer science and mathematics at the University of Maryland, which he in May 1993 with the Bachelor of Science with the title with honors graduated. He then studied computer science at Stanford University with a graduate scholarship from the National Science Foundation , where he began a doctorate , which he has not yet completed because of the establishment of Google.
In 2005 he was elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences .
Brin is one of the founders of the Breakthrough Prize in Life Sciences , currently the most prestigious award in the world.
Sergey Brin is a multi-billionaire. According to the Forbes list in 2019 the property was Sergey Brin about 49.8 billion US dollars . He was ranked 14th on the list of the richest people in the world in June 2019 and is the richest immigrant in the United States, according to Forbes.
- Sergey Brin's profile on the Google AI website
- Google founders: Larry Page and Sergey Brin step down . In: Spiegel Online . December 3, 2019 ( spiegel.de [accessed December 4, 2019]).
- Heike Runge: The Google Guys. In: Jüdische Allgemeine. August 10, 2006, accessed March 29, 2018 .
- fortune.com: Google's Sergey Brin and 23andMe's Anne Wojcicki legally divorced
- forbes.com: Sergey Brin, accessed June 7, 2019.
|ALTERNATIVE NAMES||Brin, Sergei Michailowitsch; Brin, Sergej Michajlovič; Брин, Сергей Михайлович (Russian)|
|BRIEF DESCRIPTION||American computer scientist and entrepreneur|
|DATE OF BIRTH||August 21, 1973|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||Moscow , Russian SFSR , Soviet Union|