Greg Papadopoulos

Greg Papadopoulos

Greg Papadopoulos, Ph.D. is the current Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer (CTO) of Sun Microsystems. He is the creator and lead proponent for Redshift, a theory on whether technology markets are over or under-served by Moore's Law.

Papadopoulos is a University of California, San Diego Alumnus and achieved a B.A. in systems science from the University of California, San Diego, and was the recipient of both S.M. and Ph.D. degrees in EECS from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in 1983 and 1988 respectively. [http://alum.mit.edu]

Prior to his career at Sun, Papadopoulos worked as a professor at MIT, and held positions at Hewlett-Packard and Honeywell. He is also credited with founding three companies: PictureTel, Ergo, and Exa Corp. He had been working at Thinking Machines before coming to Sun in 1994. Before reaching his current position as Executive Vice President and CTO, Papadopoulos served as vice president of technology and advanced development, among other roles.

References

[http://news.com.com/The+world+needs+only+five+computers/2008-1011_3-6141598.html CNET: The World Needs Only Five Computers. Dec. 7, 2006]

[http://www.eweek.com/article2/0,1759,1938293,00.asp eWEEK: Sun CTO: Open Services the Next Big Thing. Mar. 15, 2006]

External links

* [http://www.sun.com/aboutsun/executives/index.jsp Sun Microsystems Executive Perspectives]
* [http://www.sun.com/aboutsun/executives/papadopoulos/bio.jsp Sun Microsystems Official Greg Papadopoulos bio]
* [http://blogs.sun.com/gregp Greg Papadopoulos' Blog]


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