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Eric Schmidt is the Executive Chairman for Google (formerly CEO from 2001–2011). Prior to joining Google, Eric served on the board of directors for Apple Inc., the board of trustees[…]

Eric Schmidt appeared on a panel called “Taking the Long View – Building an Economic Foundation for the Future” at the Nantucket Project, a festival of ideas centered around the theme of change in today’s world. With the global financial crisis ongoing, is the concept of “short-termism” an underlying explanation for our current woes? To this question, Schmidt posed his own: “How long is the future?” The answer is very different for a political leader, a government worker, and a long-term owner.