Scott McNealy

Type: Person
Name: Scott McNealy (Scott G. McNealy)
Title: Cofounder, chairman, and chief executive officer
Organization: Sun Microsystems
Date of Birth: 13/11/1954
Place of Birth: Columbus, Indiana
Nationality: United States
Fact Sheet: Biography for Scott McNealy
First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 1 reports

It’s Not About Creating Another Silicon Valley But Preventing Another Motor City

Editor’s note: Mike Ducker is the director of the Ecosystem Forum, which brings together people to share lessons on developing entrepreneurs in developing countries.Quick. What do the iconic founders Thomas Edison (hundreds of companies), William Hewlett ... [Published DailyMe.Com - 3 hours ago]
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 1 reports

My Trip to Stanford Design Thinking Bootcamp

Is innovation a mystical event that occurs in a flash of unexplainable brilliance, or is it a process? More so, is it teachable and repeatable process? This was a question at the core of my exciting journey last week. I just did something I haven’t done ... [Published Citrix Systems - 5 hours ago]
First reported Sep 09 2014 - Updated Sep 09 2014 - 1 reports

Privacy Isn't Dead -- Yet

When the head of a large Internet company famously declared the end of privacy in 1999, it first drew outrage.“You have zero privacy anyway,” Sun Microsystems CEO Scott McNealy  told  a group of reporters more than 15 years ago. “Get over it.”Then it ... [Published Nextgov.com - Sep 09 2014]
First reported Sep 05 2014 - Updated Sep 05 2014 - 1 reports

IT Life: Hailing Taxis By App

Rorie Devine is chief technology officer at Hailo , the British mobile app that matches tax drivers and passengers. He says his speciality is “loosely coupled people and technology architectures”.What has been your favourite project so far?I can honestly ... [Published TechWeekEurope UK - Sep 05 2014]
First reported Sep 05 2014 - Updated Sep 05 2014 - 2 reports

WHILL Secures Series A Funding Round

WHILL has closed $11 million in Series A funding.According to a company release, the investment will be used to manufacture and expand distribution of WHILL's line of indoor and all-terrain outdoor personal mobility devices. "Our mission is to reinvent ... [Published Individual.com - Sep 05 2014]
First reported Sep 03 2014 - Updated Sep 03 2014 - 3 reports

Whill gets $11M Series A for its Segway of wheelchairs

Whill's Type-A personal mobility device--Courtesy of WhillPersonal mobility startup Whill has raised $11 million in a Series A round following a successful stint on Kickstarter. The financing will go to manufacture and expand distribution of its sleek, ... [Published FierceMedicalDevices - Sep 03 2014]
First reported Sep 02 2014 - Updated Sep 02 2014 - 1 reports

Whill Gets $11M For 4WD Wheelchair

San Carlos-based Whill , a maker of four-wheel drive, omnidirectional vehicles for the health and mobility market, has raised $11M in a Series A, the company disclosed Tuesday. The funding came from Innovation Network, 500 Startups, Jochu Technology, ... [Published Silicontap - Sep 02 2014]
First reported Sep 02 2014 - Updated Sep 02 2014 - 1 reports

WHILL secures $11m for wheelchair alternative development

Series AWHILL , which manufactures a wheelchair alternative that it hopes will become a mass-market product,, has secured an $11 million Series A. Sun Microsystems co-founder Scott McNealy was joined by Jochu Technology Co., NTT DOCOMO Ventures, 500 Startups, ... [Published Red Herring - Sep 02 2014]
First reported Sep 02 2014 - Updated Sep 02 2014 - 1 reports

San Francisco-based Startup WHILL Closes Series A Funding Round; Reaches $11 Million from 500 Startups, Sun Systems Co-Founder Scott McNealy and Top Japanese Investors

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- WHILL, Inc. a San Francisco based start-up that makes the world's first personal mobility devices with All Direction 4WD, announced today that it has closed $11 million in Series A funding. The investment ... [Published Auto & Transportation - Sep 02 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

23 Tech Rock Stars Who Went To Harvard

By | Business Insider  –Harvard University is one of the most prestigious and well-known schools in the world.Its undergraduate program had an acceptance rate of just 6% last year, while its Business School was ranked No. 1 in the country.Not surprisingly, ... [Published Yahoo! Malaysia - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Jul 09 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 2 reports

Wayin nabs $13.1 mln Series C

Wayin said Wednesday that it has raised $13.1 million in Series C financing. U.S. Venture Partners led the round. Based in Denver, Wayin is a social intelligence and display firm. PRESS RELEASE DENVER, CO. – EMARGOED for 6:00 am ET July 9, 2014 ... [Published PE Hub Blog - Jul 09 2014]
First reported Jun 08 2014 - Updated Jun 08 2014 - 2 reports

Ronald Bailey Reviews a Welcome to the Naked Future

ifatma "You havezero privacy anyway. Get over it," declared tech guru Scott McNealyback in 1999. Fifteen years later McNealy's statement is no longerfactually controversial. We all give up gigabytes of personalinformation to Facebook, Foursquare, Google, ... [Published REASON Online - Jun 08 2014]

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"every enterprise is focused on how they can better impact their interaction with customers - and do so securely. traditional iam vendors are failing in their one-dimensional approach, focusing on yesterday's challenge, the employee behind the perimeter. you still need to protect employees, but the high value add for enterprise identity is driving intelligent customer interaction and conversations that separate enterprises from their competitors. enterprises must move to a single source of customer identity to be effective in the digital world. forgerock is the clear innovator delivering this level of enterprise identity business value to their customers. the market is reacting to this forgerock innovation and that is why you are seeing triple-digit growth with this team every quarter" said Scott McNealy, ForgeRock advisor, chairman of Wayin, founder of Curriki, former chairman/CEO of Sun Microsystems
...solution that taps a huge market opportunity for those who live with mobility issues," said Scott McNealy, Sun Systems Co-Founder and former CEO. "i'm excited to see what the next year will bring and believe whill will continue to set itself apart as the innovation leader in mobility solutions."

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It’s Not About Creating Another Silicon Valley ... [Published DailyMe.Com - 3 hours ago]
My Trip to Stanford Design Thinking Bootcamp [Published Citrix Systems - 5 hours ago]
ForgeRock Posts 2014 Sales Growth Results [Published Individual.com - Sep 10 2014]
Privacy Isn't Dead -- Yet [Published Nextgov.com - Sep 09 2014]
Frustrated at Work? You Might Be the Next Jobs [Published FOXBusiness.com - Sep 09 2014]
IT Life: Hailing Taxis By App [Published TechWeekEurope UK - Sep 05 2014]
WHILL Secures Series A Funding Round [Published Individual.com - Sep 05 2014]
Whill Secures $11 Million in Series A Funding [Published Individual.com - Sep 05 2014]
Whill gets $11M Series A for its Segway of whee... [Published FierceMedicalDevices - Sep 03 2014]
500 Startups, NTT Docomo in $11m round for high... [Published AltAssets.net - Sep 03 2014]
WHILL closes $11 mln Series A [Published PE Hub Blog - Sep 03 2014]
Whill Gets $11M For 4WD Wheelchair [Published Silicontap - Sep 02 2014]
WHILL secures $11m for wheelchair alternative d... [Published Red Herring - Sep 02 2014]
San Francisco-based Startup WHILL Closes Series... [Published Auto & Transportation - Sep 02 2014]
The Daily Startup: Google’s Drone Effort Liftin... [Published WSJ.com: Venture Capital Dispatch - Sep 02 2014]
Whill Raises $11 Million Series A for High-Perf... [Published WSJ.com: Venture Capital Dispatch - Sep 02 2014]
The power of anonymity lies in the freedom it g... [Published The Independent - Aug 29 2014]
Road to Wells Fargo’s “Startup Accelerator” [Published ABA Banking Online - Aug 29 2014]
23 Tech Rock Stars Who Went To Harvard [Published Yahoo! Malaysia - Aug 28 2014]
Strong ForgeRock(R) 2014 Sales Growth Driven by... [Published Pettinga Financial Advisors - Aug 26 2014]
How Wells Fargo Learned To Innovate Around the ... [Published Forbes.com - Aug 16 2014]
Why I Switched To Adblock Plus (And You Should,... [Published ReadWriteWeb - Aug 01 2014]
Wayin nabs $13.1 mln Series C [Published PE Hub Blog - Jul 09 2014]
Wayin scores $13.1M in new funding to grow its ... [Published Venturebeat - Jul 09 2014]
Wayin Adds $13.1 Million to Accelerate Social D... [Published Business Technology - Jul 09 2014]
Linux World Domination Complete: Why It's Fooli... [Published ReadWriteWeb - Jul 01 2014]
Exclusive: Scott McNealy’s Wayin startup finds ... [Published Venturebeat - Jul 01 2014]
Google reportedly acquiring video-search startu... [Published Venturebeat - Jun 24 2014]
ForgeRock takes in $30 million, promptly trash-... [Published Venturebeat - Jun 21 2014]
CNET: Silicon Valley 'Intolerance' for Faith Si... [Published Breitbart Feed - Jun 15 2014]
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WHILL closes $11 mln Series A [Published PE Hub Blog - Sep 03 2014]
Hardware company WHILL has closed $11 million in Series A funding. The investment was led by investment firm Innovation Network Corporation of Japan . US investors 500 Startups and Sun Microsystems Co-founder and former CEO, Scott McNealy, Jochu ...
The Daily Startup: Google’s Drone Effort Liftin... [Published WSJ.com: Venture Capital Dispatch - Sep 02 2014]
Google’s Project Wing droneAssociated Press The commitment to drone technology by major U.S. corporations is great news for startups and investors who will need their help to sway regulators over the next few years. First, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos ...
Whill Raises $11 Million Series A for High-Perf... [Published WSJ.com: Venture Capital Dispatch - Sep 02 2014]
Whill has developed an omnidirectional four-wheel-drive mobility device.Whill Don’t call it a wheelchair. It is an “omnidirectional four-wheel-drive mobility device” designed and built by veterans of the automotive industry. The company behind it, ...
Why I Switched To Adblock Plus (And You Should,... [Published ReadWriteWeb - Aug 01 2014]
It's been years since I last saw a Google ad. I know they're supposed to fill the white space to the right of my search results, but for years I've used two different ad-blocking extensions to my browsers: Adblock and Adblock Plus. While both do an excellent ...
Wayin nabs $13.1 mln Series C [Published PE Hub Blog - Jul 09 2014]
Wayin said Wednesday that it has raised $13.1 million in Series C financing. U.S. Venture Partners led the round. Based in Denver, Wayin is a social intelligence and display firm. PRESS RELEASE DENVER, CO. – EMARGOED for 6:00 am ET July 9, 2014 ...
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