Tuesday, June 10, 2008

Sun's Gage to Join Kleiner Perkins - WSJ.com

Sign of the times

John Gage, one of Sun Microsystems Inc.'s best-known technologists, is leaving the company to become a venture capitalist with Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers.

Mr. Gage, who has worked at Sun since 1982, most recently as chief researcher and vice president of its science office, is departing as Sun struggles with a downturn in tech spending by big corporations.

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Mr. Gage, 65 years old, said he was moving to Kleiner to help solve environmental problems, specifically global warming.

Sun's Gage to Join Kleiner Perkins - WSJ.com

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