Who: Scott McNealy, founder and chairman of Sun Microsystems. Stepped down as CEO of the company in April 2006, after serving for 22 years. Started the company in 1982, with three other friends from Stanford University. He was 27 years old.
First paying job: Washing cars and sweeping the parking lot for $1.75 an hour at Roger Penske's Chevrolet dealership in Southfield, Mich.
Education: B.S. in Economics from Harvard; MBA from Stanford.
What you may not know: McNealy was captain of his high school tennis team that won the Michigan state championship in his senior year.
Personal: He was born in 1954, and is married with four children.