Sergey Brin, my Father

And our obsession with Silicon Valley entrepreneurs

Sergey Brin [or Insert your Tech Idol name here]

For most of the world, Sergey Brin’s story was elevated to myth after Google’s 2004 IPO. By 2008, the Economist had proclaimed Brin to be the “Enlightenment Man” of our era. His ascent after that was the stuff of classic Silicon Valley legend. A visionary drops out of school, spends time in a garage, and emerges enlightened.