Schmidt (pictured, via) served as Google CEO from July 2001 until April 2011, watching the company grow from $86 million in revenues to $29 billion during his time at the head of the company. Levine Greenberg Literary Agency agent James Levine of negotiated the deal with John Brodie. Here’s more about the book, from the release:
In No Adult Supervision Required: How To Build Successful 21st Century Companies, Schmidt and Rosenberg will distill their years of working in the high-tech industry into a practical and fun-to-read guide for executives and entrepreneurs who want to thrive in a business landscape where the old rules of management no longer apply. Each chapter will contain how-to advice illustrated by inside stories from the authors’ years at Google, Sun Microsystems and Apple covering topics such as growth, corporate culture, talent, decision-making, innovation, communication and dealing with disruptions.