Scott McNealy

Updated: 05/22/2018 by Computer Hope
Scott McNealy

Name: Scott McNealy

Born: November 3, 1954, in Columbus, Indiana, USA

Computer-related contributions

  • American businessman.
  • Co-founded computer technology company Sun Microsystems in 1982 along with Bill Joy, Vinod Khosla and Andy Bechtolsheim.
  • Served 22 years as CEO of Sun, one of the few CEOs of a major corporation to have had a tenure of over twenty years.
  • Founder of Curriki.

Significant publications

  • Speaking Up: Surviving Executive Presentations (2013).


"You have zero privacy anyway. Get over it."

"There's a pendulum thing where stuff is on the client side and then goes back into the network where it belongs. The answering machine put voice-mail by the desk, and then it went back into the network. Your iPod is like your home answering machine. I guarantee you it will be hard to sell an iPod five or seven years from now when every cell phone can access your entire music library wherever you are."