Check out this local media coverage of yesterday’s Pre-G20 Forum!

In addition to the Business Times article that was posted yesterday to TECHBurgher, the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette and the Pittsburgh Tribune Review also published articles about yesterday’s event featuring the CEO of Google, Eric Schmidt. Check out their respective coverage below:

http://www.post-gazette.com/pg/09267/1000364-96.stm

http://www.pittsburghlive.com/x/pittsburghtrib/business/s_644646.html

Google CEO’s talk of ‘an acquisition every month’ at Tech Council event captures national media’s attention

DSC_0397Yesterday when Eric Schmidt, the CEO of Google, said that the search giant will begin acquiring small companies again at the rate of one per month, the national media ate it up!

Check out these articles from a variety of well known media sources and blogs including The New York Times, USA Today, Reuters and the Good Morning Silicon Valley Blog.

http://dealbook.blogs.nytimes.com/2009/09/24/googles-back-in-a-buying-mood/

http://www.usatoday.com/tech/news/2009-09-23-google-acquisition-plans_N.htm

http://www.reuters.com/article/internetNews/idUSTRE58M4LV20090923

http://blogs.siliconvalley.com/gmsv/2009/09/in-a-healthy-sign-googles-appetite-returns.html

Google CEO: Pittsburgh’s economy a model for others to follow

DSC_0405Check out this great article from the Pittsburgh Business Times covering the Pre-G-20 Forum with the Pittsburgh Technology Council and Google.

To the left: Audrey Russo, President and CEO of the Pittsburgh Technology Council and Eric Schmidt the CEO of the global leader in search, Google.

http://pittsburgh.bizjournals.com/pittsburgh/stories/2009/09/21/daily37.htmlv

Breaking News: Pittsburgh Technology Council to Bring Google CEO to Town Sept. 23

It is with great excitement that the Council announces a pre-G20 forum to be held at Heinz Field on the morning of September 23rd with featured guest Eric Schmidt, CEO of Google.

During his presentation, Mr. Schmidt will discuss his perspectives on Pittsburgh’s core technology-related competencies and will describe how, in the year 2005, those factors influenced Google to establish a permanent presence in the Pittsburgh region.
Capitalizing on the strong international media attention associated with the G20, Mr. Schmidt will discuss the specific role that the technology sector can play in helping to reinvigorate the world economy, while also outlining the key strategies that world leaders can deploy to help fuel a broad-based, global economic resurgence.
Finally, Mr. Schmidt will discuss Google’s continued reliance on innovation to develop new solutions that will fuel the growth of his company.
In anticipation of strong participation in this event, we encourage you to register as soon as possible to confirm your participation in the program.Just when you t

Just when you thought there couldn’t be any more excitement around the G-20 Economic Summit coming to Pittsburgh, the Pittsburgh Technology Council just announced that it is bringing Google CEO Eric Schmidt to town for an exclusive members-only, pre G-20 forum on September 23 at Heinz Field.

During his presentation, Schmidt will discuss his perspectives on Pittsburgh’s core technology-related competencies and will describe how, in the year 2005, those factors influenced Google to establish a permanent presence in the Pittsburgh region.

Capitalizing on the strong international media attention associated with the G-20, Mr. Schmidt will discuss the specific role that the technology sector can play in helping to reinvigorate the world economy, while also outlining the key strategies that world leaders can deploy to help fuel a broad-based, global economic resurgence. Finally, Mr. Schmidt will discuss Google’s continued reliance on innovation to develop new solutions that will fuel the growth of his company.

In anticipation of strong participation in this event, we encourage you to register as soon as possible to confirm your participation in the program.

Google Chairman, CEO Eric Schmidt To Give Keynote Address at Carnegie Mellon Commencement, May 17

Eric Schmidt, chairman of the board and chief executive officer for Google Inc., will speak at Carnegie Mellon University’s 112th commencement ceremony in Gesling Stadium on the university campus. Schmidt, who will be awarded an honorary doctorate in science and technology, will share the commencement platform with four other honorary degree recipients. They are:

Thomas Detre, M.D., Doctor of Humane Letters. Detre has served for 30 years at the University of Pittsburgh and was instrumental in the creation of the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, a world-renowned medical center and research institution. He is the Emeritus Distinguished Senior Vice Chancellor for the Health Sciences and Emeritus Distinguished Service Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Pittsburgh.

Keith Lockhart (MFA ’83), Doctor of Fine Arts. As conductor of the Boston Pops, music director of the Utah Symphony, and artistic director and principal conductor of the summer institute and festival at the Brevard Music Center, Lockhart is a force in the music world. Lockhart recently conducted the Carnegie Mellon Philharmonic during a program in New York City’s Carnegie Hall.

Phylicia Rashad, Doctor of Fine Arts. Rashad has earned many awards for her acting roles on stage, in films and on television. Among her Broadway credits is a Tony Award for Best Actress for her performance in “A Raisin in the Sun.” She is well known from her television roles as Claire Huxtable on “The Cosby Show,” and as Ruth Lucas on “Cosby.”

Harold Shapiro, Doctor of Public Policy. A former president of Princeton University and the University of Michigan, Shapiro is currently a professor of economics and public affairs at Princeton, a trustee of the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, chairman of the board at DeVry Inc., and a key member of many national public policy committees and boards.

More than 3,400 undergraduate and graduate degrees will be conferred at this year¹s commencement. The ceremony will be broadcast live at www.cmu.edu/commencement <http://www.cmu.edu/commencement> .