10 Amazing Google Facts That You Did Not Know About
Larry and Sergey Wanted Steve Jobs As CEO In 2000
Back in 2000, Larry Page and Sergey Brin wanted to hire Steve Jobs as the company CEO before deciding to go with Eric Schmidt. Google’s investors said that they needed supervision with an experienced CEO. Jobs was too busy building the iPod at Apple at the time though. Eventually John Doerr convinced the two to hire former Novell CEO Eric Schmidt.