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CEO Speakers Series: Scott McNealy

Co-founder, former CEO and Board Chair Sun Microsystems, Inc., and Founder, Curriki.org, and Chairman of Wayin, Inc.founded Sun Microsystems, Inc. in 1982, serving as Chief Executive Officer and Board Chairman for over 22 years.  During his tenure, McNealy transformed Sun from a Silicon Valley start-up to a leading provider of network computing. In October 2011, McNealy announced his next venture, Wayin.  Wayin offers a fun, entertaining way for users and enterprise partners to post photos, ask questions, play live games, share results, and spark conversation amongst friends, consumers and people worldwide with similar interests, anywhere, anytime.  McNealy serves as Wayin’s Chairman and lead investor. McNealy continues his longstanding commitment to education and advocacy for open and competitive business practices.  In March 2004, he led Sun to create the Global Education & Learning Community.  Now called  Curriki, (“curriculum”+“wiki”), its mission is to eliminate the Education Divide.  Curriki’s global online community creates quality materials that  benefit teachers, parents and students.  BA, Harvard, 1976; MBA, Stanford, 1980