Eric Schmidt Bio Details

Full name

Dr. Eric E Emerson Schmidt





Date of birth

27 Apr 1966

Birth place

Falls Church, Virginia, USA


Software Engineer


Chief Executive Officer (1997)


Princeton University, New Jersey, United States (Finished 1976)

University of California, Berkeley, California, United States (Finished 1982)

Position held

Replaced Larry Page as  CEO of Google in 2001 after Larry & Sergey announced they were looking for someone to provide "adult supervision".  Following Page's reinstatement as CEO, he became the company's Executive Chairman on April 4, 2011.Executive Chairman of Alphabet Inc. since October 2, 2015.
He is the Founding Partner at Innovation Endeavors.
He is the Founder of TomorrowVentures, LLC.
He served as the Chief Technology Officer at Oracle America, Inc.
Served as a director on the board of Apple between 2006 and 2009.  He stepped down due to conflicts of interest in relation in Apple iOS phones and Google's Android solutions.
For most of his first 10 years at Google, he took a salary of $1 a year plus stock options, now worth billions.
Received a $100 million package as outgoing CEO of Google.
Member of President Obama's Council of Advisors on Science and Technology
Met with Pope Francis at the Vatican in January 2016.
In 2016 he was appointed head of a new Defense Innovation Advisory Board by the Pentagon.

Eric Schmidt

Former CEO of Google 
Eric Schmidt

Relationship History

Wendi Deng

Alleged Affair

2013 (bef.)

Cho-San Nguyen

Alleged Affair


Lisa Shields

Alleged Affair


Kate Bohner

Alleged Affair

2008 (ca.) - 2010

Wendy Schmidt


2 children together

marriage 1980

Marcy Simon

Alleged Affair

Eric Schmidt Children

Allison Schmidt


Allison Schmidt

with Wendy Schmidt

Sophie Schmidt


Sophie Schmidt

with Wendy Schmidt

Eric Schmidt Siblings





Eric Schmidt Family

Eric Schmidt's parents:

Eric Schmidt's father is Wilson Schmidt Eric Schmidt's mother is Eleanor Schmidt

Eric Schmidt's children:

Eric Schmidt's daughter is Allison Schmidt Eric Schmidt's daughter is Sophie Schmidt

Eric Schmidt's current partners:

Eric Schmidt's wife is Wendy Schmidt Eric Schmidt allegedly has an affair with Marcy Simon

Eric Schmidt's former partners:

Eric Schmidt allegedly had an affair with Wendi Deng Eric Schmidt allegedly had an affair with Cho-San Nguyen Eric Schmidt allegedly had an affair with Lisa Shields Eric Schmidt allegedly had an affair with Kate Bohner

Eric Schmidt FameChain Links

Titans of the Internet

Other people in this association:

Tim Berners-Lee

Sergey Brin

Larry Page