Coffee drinking with celebrities for a huge amount continues… This time you’ve the opportunity to sit down to coffee with Eric Schmidt, the former CEO of Google who currently serves as its chairman. That pleasure will last only 30 minutes at Google in New York City and it has an estimated value of $50,000. The current bid is $10,500 (6 bids) and all the money will go to the Rush Philanthropic Arts Foundation, an organization that exposes disadvantaged urban kids to the arts. The bidding ends on August 14, so there’s 13 days left.
Since joining Google in 2001, Eric Schmidt has helped grow the company from a Silicon Valley startup to a global leader in technology. As executive chairman, he is responsible for the external matters of Google: building partnerships and broader business relationships, government outreach and technology thought leadership, as well as advising the CEO and senior leadership on business and policy issues.