Catherine McCarthy

Catherine McCarthy is Sun’s Director of Standards Governance, a position she has held for three of her fifteen year tenure at Sun Microsystems, Inc. As Director of Standards Governance, Ms. McCarthy has worked with U.S. Government Agencies, standards development organizations and their members to promote policies that advance Standards that are open, adoptable and enable interoperability. Prior to her current position, Ms. McCarthy worked in Sun’s legal department where she advised Sun’s Chief Technology Officer and managed the legal aspects of Sun’s global engineering initiative. Prior to Sun, Ms. McCarthy worked at Autodesk, Inc. where she handled commercial transaction legal matters. Ms. McCarthy holds a Doctor of Jurisprudence from San Francisco Law School and a BA from San Francisco State University.