How much do you really know about Google's founders, Larry Page and Sergey Brin?
The Google Guys
skips past the general Google story and focuses on what really drives
the company's founders. Richard L. Brandt shows the company as the
brainchild of two brilliant individuals and looks at Google's business
decisions in light of its founders' ambition and beliefs.
is the main strategist, with business acumen and practical drive, while
Sergey is the primary technologist and idealist, with brilliant ideas
and strong moral positions. But they work closely together, almost like
complementary halves of a single brain.
Through interviews with
current and former employees, competitors, partners, and senior Google
management, plus conversations with the founders themselves, Brandt
demystifies the company while clarifying a number of misconceptions.