News | June 21, 1999

Sun Microsystems Chief Strategy Officer to Sit on OpenTV Board

OpenTV Inc. (Mountain View, CA) has appointed chief strategy officer of Sun Microsystems, Bill Raduchel, to its board of directors.

Raduchel has more than two decades of experience handling long-term strategic and financial planning. In his current position as chief strategy officer at Sun Microsystems (Palo Alto, CA) and as a member of Sun's executive committee, Raduchel is responsible for all corporate planning and development. He also oversees mergers and acquisitions.

The appointment continues OpenTV's relationship with Sun, one of the original joint venture holders in OpenTV and a significant minority shareholder. Further, OpenTV has licensed and supports Sun's PersonalJava, the Java platform for consumer devices.