When, in early 2011, Eric Schmidt stepped aside from his position as Google’s CEO to become the company’s executive chairman, some of us were reminded of Dean Acheson’s famous gibe about postwar Britain – which had “lost an empire but not yet found a role”. What, one wondered, would Dr Schmidt’s new role be, and when would he find it?
The New Digital Age: Reshaping the Future of People, Nations and Business
by Eric Schmidt, Jared Cohen
Well, now we know…