Source of Wealth:Google
Full Name:Craig Silverstein
About Craig Silverstein
With his $950 million net worth, Craig Silverstein is considered as one of the richest businessmen today.
Most of his net worth is derived from being the director of probably the most popular search engine today, Google. Craig Silverstein studied at Harvard College and took a bachelor's degree on Computer Science. After finishing his doctoral degree at Stanford University, Silverstein started working with Larry Page and Sergey Brin in creating Google. He is actually one of the very first employees of Google. According to Google management, Silverstein is one of the most vital instruments in the success of Google today.
In 2012, it was reported that Silverstein would be leaving Google to join Khan Academy, a non-profit start-up that is based in Mountain View, California. Khan Academy aims to produce testing materials, videos and exercises that are geared towards educating children on finance, humanities, math and science especially those in places where educational resources seem to be inadequate. In February 2012, Silverstein's resignation from Google as well as his employment at Khan Academy was confirmed.
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