Google Hires Google.org's Executive Director, Larry Brilliant

From the Google newswire; "Google Names Larry Brilliant as Executive Director of Google.org". Larry Brilliant, as described by USA Today is a "a tech-savvy doctor who fought smallpox." Google.org, "the philanthropic arm of Google" hired Brilliant to work with "Larry Page and Sergey Brin to define the mission and strategic goals of Google's philanthropy." Google.org ranks in the top 50 of all philanthropic groups. This just adds to the number of well-known and respected Google hires in the past few years.