Rich Green is an experienced executive in the Silicon Valley and has a wealth of knowledge, experience and successes in the technology industry. He has led business, product, marketing and service organizations in Fortune 500 companies, owning and driving product and market strategies, building revenue growth rates and driving innovation and delivering new market-changing products to market.
Rich Green is an experienced executive in the Silicon Valley and has a wealth of knowledge, experience and successes in the technology industry. He has led business, product, marketing and service organizations in Fortune 500 companies, owning and driving product and market strategies, building revenue growth rates and driving innovation and delivering new market-changing products to market. At young startup companies, Rich created initial business and technology strategies, hired, led and delivered on initial development and grew subsequent product lines and revenue.
Rich joined Sun Microsystems in 1989, where he held a variety of roles serving as Executive Vice President of Software at Sun, responsible for all software product, service and support businesses. His tenure at Sun also included roles as VP/GM of Solaris and Java, during which he led the creation, marketing and licensing of the enterprise and mobile versions of Java. Rich recently ran technology and strategy at a young company and created the first large-scale IoT-to-cloud product line for commercial energy control. He served as CTO of Nokia and Executive Vice President of the Mobile and Enterprise business at Nuance Communications. Rich served as a BoD member of Fortent, Rivermuse and Freshbrain.org. He is also a Member of the Foundation Board of the University at Albany (N.Y).
SVP, Products and Technology @ As head of technical strategy and development at a startup (Enlighted Inc), Rich led the development of one of the first massively scaled IoT to cloud systems. The first version was broadly deployed in a top 20 Fortune 500 company and saved 50% of lighting costs on day one.
http://www.enlightedinc.com/ourpress/rich-green-joins-enlighted-inc-to-lead-technology-and-product-development/ From September 2012 to October 2014 (2 years 2 months) Sunnyvale, CACTO @ Responsibilities ranged from driving redesign of low-end handsets, extending the lifespan of Symbian, creating Nokia’s new smart phone operating system, leading Nokia Labs, aiding the transition to Microsoft mobile OS and worldwide technology evangelist for the company.
http://www.computerweekly.com/news/1280092765/Nokia-revamps-hires-ex-Sun-software-boss-as-CTO From 2010 to 2012 (2 years) Helsinki and SunnyvaleEVP, Enterprise Products @ Led the design, branding and business model for Nuance Mobile Dictation – achieving #2 application status on the Apple App Store. Acquired largest UK-based speech to text technology company. Led the team responsible for the most popular desktop speech to text product and it’s initial redesign to a cloud-based product. From 2008 to 2010 (2 years) Silicon Valley and Burlington MAEVP, Software @ Rich led Sun's software division's business annual growth from $800M to $2.1B in two years. He created new products and business processes and repositioned Sun as an enterprise products company by acquiring and integrating the MySQL database company.
Rich drove the change of Sun's software strategy and disrupted the software industry by releasing Java as open source and changing Sun’s software licensing to a recurring revenue model.
http://www.internetnews.com/ent-news/article.php/3625901/Rich+Green+Executive+VP+of+Software+Sun+Microsystems.htm From 2006 to 2008 (2 years) Silicon Valley, CAEVP, Products @ http://www.eweek.com/c/a/Web-Services-Web-20-and-SOA/Former-Sun-Exec-Joins-Infrastructure-Startup-Cassatt From 2004 to 2006 (2 years) CA Silicon ValleyVP/GM @ Having been a coder in academia and a consulting and full-time developer after receiving his Masters, Rich started at Sun as manager of software developer tools, Rich was promoted to numerous roles, ultimately as SVP of the Java business unit, leading the creation of JavaEE and and JavaME, including technology, product, business, licensing, marketing and developer programs yielding new software-based revenue streams for the company via one of the first subscription licensing program and creating the largest software platform ecosystem estimated to be 3 billion copies released worldwide. Rich was also head of the Java developer community and lead keynote speaker at JavaOne in San Francisco, India and Japan.
Business leader of Sun litigation and lead witness in a well known civil suit that resulted in a $2.1b settlement favorable to Sun.
As VP of the Solaris product organization, led Sun's software transition to revolutionize the server business and ensured that Solaris was the first viable Unix platform to host the web via the Mosaic project and was modified to be the leading web hosting OS of the time. From 1989 to 2004 (15 years) CA Silicon Valley
MA/BA @ State University of New York at Albany From 1973 to 1979 Rich Green is skilled in: Product Management, Cloud Computing, Strategic Alliances, Management, Software Development, Go-to-market Strategy, Java, SaaS, Disaster Recovery, Start-ups, Mobile Commerce, Enterprise Software, Mobile Devices, Team Building, Analytics, Agile Methodologies, Entrepreneurship, Unified Communications, IPTV, Quality Assurance, Perl, Distributed Systems, Leadership, Strategic Partnerships, Strategy, Mobile Applications, Executive Management, Technology Management, Integration, Mobile Technology, Product Marketing
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