Essay on Compensation at Google
covered $402,562 in personal security costs and $106,201 Google paid to fly his family members and friends on paid chartered flights.
Of course, Page, Brin, and Schmidt are certainly not paupers. The 29,148,614 shares of Google's Class B common stock Page held at the end of 2008 are worth $10.1 billion at Tuesday's closing price of $347.17; Brin's 28,611,862 shares are worth $9.9 billion, and Schmidt's 9,372,740 shares are worth $3.3 billion.
Google has a problem: it is losing staff to Facebook. In