Lew Tucker

Former CTO, Cloud Computing,, Sun Microsystems

Lew Tucker is the former vice president and CTO of Cloud Computing at Sun Microsystems Inc. His focus is on the evolution of computing as it moves into the cloud, but his contributions spanned several waves of technology innovation over the last 20 years. Lew was an early member of the JavaSoft executive team at Sun driving adoption of the Java platform, and later vice president of Internet Services. Prior to re-joining Sun Microsystems, Lew was a vice president at Salesforce.com, where he created the AppExchange, and CTO at Twine.com, a semantic-Web-based Internet service for tracking interests.

Lew's interest in distributed computing started in the mid-1980s as a research scientist and director of advanced development at Thinking Machines, working on machine vision and system architecture to create the massively parallel Connection Machine.

Lew holds a Ph.D. in Computer Science and has a background in Artificial Intelligence, Neurobiology, and large-scale parallel algorithms.

Share this: Share on Facebook Tweet about this on Twitter Share on Google+ Share on LinkedIn Email this to someone

News for: Lew Tucker

Speaker at FiRe 2010

News Headlines  (10 of 11)
IT vet Lew Tucker’s picks for sanity in times of multicloud madness
Posted on 20 Dec 2018 at 2:40pm

Cisco’s resolve unflagging: Analysis
Posted on 14 Jul 2019 at 5:00pm

Cisco eschews cloud services – for now
Posted on 19 Dec 2018 at 4:00pm

How Cisco Is Expanding Its Container and Kubernetes Efforts
Posted on 11 Jun 2018 at 12:05pm

Cisco eyes container workloads with expanded support for Kubernetes
Posted on 1 May 2018 at 6:31am

What Is the Intersection of OpenStack and Kubernetes?
Posted on 18 Jun 2018 at 5:00pm

Home Depot, Swisscom Execs Elected To Cloud Foundry Board of Directors, New C...
Posted on 6 Feb 2018 at 9:43am

Businesses not ready for network implications of cloud native architecture
Posted on 4 May 2018 at 6:42am

Cisco Cloud CTO Updates OpenStack Progress [VIDEO]
Posted on 14 May 2013 at 9:36am

How Will Cisco Embrace Virtual Networking? It's Complicated
Posted on 9 Oct 2012 at 3:30am

News feeds courtesy of:

FiRe 2010 Media

Is the Network Ready for Cloud Computing?

Share this video: Share on Facebook Tweet about this on Twitter Share on Google+ Share on LinkedIn Email this to someone

To contact Lew Tucker, fill out the form below.

iNews Mailroom (All fields required)
Your Email: