Bill Joy is Chief Scientist and Corporate Executive Officer of Sun
Bill received a B.S.E.E. in Electrical Engineering from the University of
Michigan in 1975, after which he attended graduate school at U.C. Berkeley where
he was the principal designer of Berkeley UNIX (BSD) and received a M.S. in
Electrical Engineering and Computer Science.
In 1997, Joy was appointed by President Clinton as Co-Chairman of the
Presidential Information Technology Advisory Committee. The Advisory Committee
is providing guidance and advice on all areas of high-performance computing,
communications and information technologies to accelerate development and
adoption of information technologies that will be vital for American prosperity
in the twenty-first century. The report of the committee is available at http://www.hpcc.gov/ac.
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