Ester is well qualified to opine on Google. In 1997, she wrote Release 2.0: A Design for Living in the Digital Age, about the impact of the Internet on individuals and society. She has followed Google almost from its inception, and had (and sold) pre-IPO shares (through Kleiner Perkins). She is an investor in and director of two relevant companies: 23andMe, co-founded by Sergey Brin's wife, and Yandex, Russia's leading search engine, with approximately 60-percent market share to Google's 20.
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Interview by Charlie Rose August 14, 2007