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MSIS Board of Advisors: Robert Worrall

Vice President of IT Governance and Planning
Sun Microsystems

Robert Worrall is the Vice President of IT Governance and Planning for Sun’s IT organization. He is responsible for developing the business and financial plans for the IT organization, managing IT’s strategic vendor relationships, and building a comprehensive portfolio management strategy for IT. In his thirteen-year career at Sun, Mr. Worrall has held a number of senior positions within IT. Most recently, he was responsible for supporting the application and technology needs for the global sales force as well as web-based sales and e-commerce tools, EDI, CRM, and product configuration services. Prior to that, Mr. Worrall managed Sun’s worldwide IT Operations team, which included responsibilities for Sun’s worldwide Systems Administration, Data Center, HelpDesk, Voice and Data Network services.

Mr. Worrall has spent extensive time working overseas, including a two-year assignment in Europe where he was responsible for the installation of our largest Frame Relay network and for building two new data centers. Mr. Worrall holds an MBA from California State University, Hayward.

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