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Why Innovation? Why Now?

Monday, September 19, 2011

A young man we know recently made a career move some would find unthinkable. He left a software engineering job at Google to go to work for a little-known startup with few perks and no charisma to speak of. Among his reasons for making the switch was his sense that Google was becoming big and slow. Google's founders, Larry Page and Sergey Brin, would probably agree.

In April 2011, Page took over as CEO from Eric Schmidt who had been brought in to provide what the company called "adult


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