David Yen, executive vice president of Sun Microelectronics (Sun's chip group), is leaving the company after 20 years to go to Juniper Networks.
Mike Splain, who has been at Sun for two decades as well, has been appointed as acting head of the organization.
Yen has been one of Sun's most visible executives for several years and was seen as a rising star in the new era under CEO Jonathan Schwartz. The departure, despite what some analysts might say, is somewhat of a surprise.
The departure will also likely once again raise the question, "Why does Sun … Read more