Andy Bechtolsheim

Andreas "Andy" von Bechtolsheim (born September 30, 1955) is an electrical engineer who co-founded Sun Microsystems in 1982 and was its chief hardware designer. He later became an investor, writing the first major cheque to fund Google, and starting several computer networking companies.
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  • Google Marks How Big Its Grown With Animated 16th Birthday Logo

    Today’s Google logo marks the search engine’s sweet sixteen. Founded in 1998 by Sergey Brin and Larry Page, Google started out as “BackRub” – a search engine Brin and Page originally constructed in 1996 using links to rank the importance of individual web pages. By 1998, “BackRub” had become Google, with Sun co-founder Andy Bechtolsheim offering Brin and Page a $100,000 in f ...

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