Larry Brilliant, M.D., MPH is a pioneering physician, visionary technologist, and global philanthropist. He is author of the forthcoming memoir SOMETIMES BRILLIANT, an improbable and inspirational memoir that brings readers face to face with some of the most remarkable moments of a generation - from the occupation of Alcatraz, eradication of smallpox, and start of the Internet, to the launch of Google.org, ongoing work to combat deadly epidemics, and determination to create a more perfect future. Buy the book here: https://goo.gl/CIBMk9
is an American physician, epidemiologist, technologist, author and the former director of Google's philanthropic arm Google.org. Brilliant, a technology patent holder, has been CEO of two public companies and other venture backed start- ups. From 1973 to 1976, he participated in the successful World Health Organization (WHO) smallpox eradication program.
Sometimes Brilliant is the adventures of a philosopher, mystic, hippie, doctor, groundbreaking tech innovator, and key player in the eradication of one of the worst pandemics in human history. His story, of what happens when love, compassion and determination meet the right circumstances to effect positive change, is the kind that keeps hope and the sense of possibility alive.Find out more