TITLE

Jonathan Schwartz: From Sun CEO to Health Care Entrepreneur of Innovation

AUTHOR(S)
Preimesberger, Chris
PUB. DATE
January 2012
SOURCE
eWeek;1/17/2012, Vol. 29 Issue 1, p22
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the former life of Jonathan Schwartz as the chief executive officer (CEO) of Sun Microsystems Inc. and his business plans as a health-care entrepreneur. Schwartz's career began with his first startup software company Lighthouse Design Ltd., which was acquired by Sun in 1996 and he was promoted as the company's CEO in 2004. He has now started a health care company Picture of Health through which he aims to apply technology to public health.
ACCESSION #
70456059

 

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