Technology Executive Shake Up: 11 Game-Changing Moves

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    Ericka Chickowski

Eric Schmidt Hands Reigns Back to Page

Eric Schmidt Hands Reigns Back to Page

When the VCs really started pouring money into Google, the strings attached were that Sergey Brin and Larry Page step aside for a more mature CEO to lead corporate development. Since 2001, Eric Schmidt helped grow Google into a powerhouse. A decade later, he is giving the leadership role back to Page in favor of a less public spot as Executive Chairman of Google's board.
The past year has been a volatile one in the tech executive suite, with big leadership changes affecting behemoths like Google, HP, Microsoft and SAP. Channel Insider examines some of the most game-changing executive moves over the last 12 months.
This article was originally published on 2011-02-07