Santa Clara University

Location: Nobili Hall

Larry Hambly

Former Corporate Executive Officer, Sun Microsystems, Inc.

Larry Hambly spent 20 years at Sun Microsystems where he was one of Sun's first 100 employees.  In his last position he served for six years as Executive Vice President of Enterprise Services where he was responsible for all of Sun's consulting, training, and support services worldwide.  This was a high growth, profitable business with $3.5 Billion in revenues and over 13,000 employees.  Previously, Larry was Vice President of Marketing for Sun's computer systems division. In this role, he was in charge of developing worldwide product and marketing strategies for Sun's $4 Billion network computing systems business. Prior to that, he served for two years as President of Sun Microsystems Federal overseeing the penetration of Sun products into government markets worldwide. In his first position at Sun Larry founded the Western Area Sales Organization and grew revenues from $3 Million to $260 Million.  For ten years, Larry was in Sun's Executive Management Group which set Sun's product and business strategies worldwide.  He was Sun's Corporate Quality Officer for three years.

Before joining Sun, Larry served in field sales, sales  management, and engineering positions with Symbolics, Data General, General Research, Logicon, and Rockwell International.  He holds a bachelor's degree in physics from Montana State University and a master's degree in physics from California State University in Los Angeles

Larry Hambly was most recently Executive Vice President of Enterprise Services at Sun Microsystems responsible for Sun's worldwide consulting, education and support services business.  In his last year in that position, which he held for six years, Enterprise Services employed over 13,000 people and generated revenues of $3.5 billion.  Larry was one of Sun's first 100 employees.  He served in executive positions at Sun for twenty years.  After establishing the company's Western U.S. sales organization, he headed Sun's Federal systems business for two years and subsequently lead worldwide marketing for the computer systems business. For ten years Larry was a member of Sun's Executive Management Group which set product and business strategies for Sun Microsystems worldwide.  He was Sun's Corporate Quality Officer for three years.