Watch Sebastian Thrun and Dr. Eric Schmidt as they discuss leadership principles, the future of AI, and personalized learning. As Google’s former CEO and chairman, Dr. Schmidt has learned a lot about how to get great ideas going. He shares a host of anecdotes and tips in this candid conversation.
|Sebastian Thrun is a scientist, educator, inventor, and entrepreneur. As the founder, president and executive chairman of Udacity, Sebastian’s mission is to power careers through tech education. Sebastian is a former Google Fellow and a research professor at Stanford University. At Google he founded Google X, where he built the self-driving car team now known as Waymo. He has grown Udacity to over 10 million students worldwide, partnering with more than with 200 global industry leaders to anticipate and close talent gaps.|
|Eric Schmidt is Technical Advisor to Alphabet Inc., where he advises its leaders on technology, business and policy issues. Eric joined Google in 2001 and helped grow the company from a Silicon Valley startup to a global leader in technology. He served as Google’s Chief Executive Officer from 2001-2011, and Executive Chairman 2011-2018, alongside founders Sergey Brin and Larry Page. Under his leadership, Google dramatically scaled its infrastructure and diversified its product offerings while maintaining a strong culture of innovation.|