Larry Page's mission: Pulling Google out of midlife crisis
Larry Page, Google's chief executive, so hates wasting time at meetings that he once dumped his secretary to avoid being scheduled for them. He doesn't much like email either - even his own Gmail - saying the back-and-forth takes too long to solve problems.
So Page, Google's co-founder and former chief executive, who returned to the top job in April, is making changes large and small. He axed more than 25 projects, saying they weren't popular enough. He masterminded Google's biggest-by-billions-ever deal, the $12.5 billion Motorola Mobility bid, which poises the company to enter the hardware business. To read in detail visit Larry Page's Mission