Google’s Chairman Eric Schmidt Keynote at Dreamforce 2011

Last Thursday afternoon Eric Schmidt, Chairman of Google, took the stage at Dreamforce 2011. I really looked forward to hearing him speak for he first time and I was not disappointed at all. I thoroughly enjoyed every single minute of Eric Schmidt’s hour-long keynote and it went by in a flash. He is an incredibly brilliant and well spoken individual. Eric Schmidt and Marc Benioff discussed the future of cloud computing and shared priceless insight on topics ranging from job creation in American manufacturing, politics, entrepreneurship, and management. To learn more about Eric Schmidt’s views on the aforementioned topics and what the next Facebook might look like, listen to the full keynote below.

The Future of Cloud Computing & Valuable Insight on a Broad Variety of Subjects

    • Sun’s Legacy
    • Novel – “Technology consolidated around a new platform & moving quickly”
    • Early Days at Google
    • “Life is short, you should work with people you like.”
    • “Google is really run largely in a decentralized way.”
    • “You are better off if your organization builds around a continuous iteration model.”
    • “Many doubted cloud computing apps model would work.”
    • Google Apps
    • Next Generation Computer Architecture
    • Mobile and Predictive Analytics
    • Android Story
    • Thoughts on Apple and Steve Jobs
    • “If you organized around the consumer the rest will follow”
    • “Hiding complexity”
    • Mark Zuckerberg
    • What the next Facebook might look like: Mobile, Local, Social
    • “Find smart, capable people”
    • Advice for America
    • Job Creation in America
    • Technology & Democracy

Full Keynotes & the Customer Stories Featured at Dreamforce 2011

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About Ludovic Dumas

Ludovic transforms innovative companies into world-class organizations. He is an investment professional at an investment firm representing the interests of one of the most successful families in Canadian business. Before joining the private equity world, Ludovic was an investment banker at CIBC and with ING Group’s investment banking team in Frankfurt, Germany. Mr. Dumas was also a management consultant with Deloitte where he worked on corporate strategy, restructuring, market analysis, due diligence, and economic development mandates. Specialties Mergers & acquisitions, capital raise, corporate strategy, entrepreneurship.
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