Furqan Nazeeri

Furqan Nazeeri

Partner at ExtensionEngine, LLC

United States

App dev: Business models

Larry Page used to work for me. When I was in college at the University of Michigan, I was the manager for a large student-run project (Michigan Solar Car Team). Over 3 years, about 300 students volunteered something like 100,000 hours of labor to design, build, test and race (won a national championship) a car powered by the sun. Larry Page was one of those students. Now I don't recall ever meeting him, but some years later (about 2006 I think), I decided to digitally scan all my hundreds of photos from the period...into a program called Picasa. Picasa has a feature of identifying faces and asking you to "name" them. Having not seen some of these people for 10+ years, I was struggling to name them all. It was then, that I "re-learned" that Larry Page was on the team (and worked for me).

So, Larry Page worked for me and I didn't realize that until I used some technology he (well, his company) invented to help me rediscover that we worked together.

Funny story.

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