Eric E. Schmidt is an entrepreneur and businessperson who founded 6 companies, notably: TomorrowVentures LLC, Innovation Endeavors LLC and Schmidt Futures and who has been the head of 8 different companies. Presently, Dr. Schmidt occupies the position of Chairman for The Broad Institute, Inc., Chairman at SB Technology, Inc. and Founding Partner of Innovation Endeavors LLC (which he founded in 2010). Dr. Schmidt is also Special Advisor at DPCM Capital, Inc. and on the board of 7 other companies.
In his past career Dr. Schmidt was Director at Alphabet, Inc. and Executive Chairman at Google LLC (a subsidiary of Alphabet, Inc.), President & Chief Executive Officer at Sun Technology Enterprises, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at Micro Focus (US), Inc., Chairman at Micro Focus Software, Inc., Chief Technology Officer of Sun Microsystems, Inc., Principal at Zilog, Inc., Principal at Bell Laboratories and Chairman at The New America Foundation.
He received an undergraduate degree from Princeton University and a graduate degree and a doctorate from the University of California, Berkeley.