In most circles someone going from the title of CEO of Google, one of America’s largest companies, to secretary would be seen as a horrible demotion of some kind. In Silicon Valley it’s not uncommon to see millionaire secretaries, but in the case of one Eric Schmidt we’re not talking about just any secretaries job.
We are in the last 30 days of Eric Schmidt’s reign as CEO of Google. Whether you look at his new position, Executive Chairman, as a promotion or demotion may not matter after all. Businesseweek is reporting that Schmidt is on the short list of candidates to replace US Secretary of Commerce, Gary Locke. The