Named President of Sun Microsystems
Zander '68 was named president of Sun Microsystems Inc. in April, expanding
his role at Sun where he has held numerous positions since his arrival
in 1987, most recently as chief operating officer.
has been a key leader for Sun and deserves the recognition for driving
the operations of the company to this point," said Scott McNealy, chairman
and chief executive officer of Sun.
coming off four years of continuous growth," said Zander. "With the rate
of R&D investment we are making, the expanded opportunities with industry
leading partners and the rapid acceptance of our '.com' strategy, Sun's
future is very bright. We are in the right place at the right time."
is responsible for Sun's seven product divisions, including engineering
and product development, sales, service, and marketing. In addition, Sun's
chief technology officer and corporate brand marketing also report to
has more than 25 years of experience in the computer industry. Prior to
Sun, he held management positions at Apollo, Data General, and Raytheon.
He earned his bachelor's in electrical engineering from Rensselaer and
his MBA from Boston University.
in 1982, Sun Microsystems is a leading provider of hardware, software,
and services for building intranets and using the Internet. With revenues
of $10.5 billion, the company has offices in 150 countries.
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