Visitors to the WayIn website are informed that they are keeping quiet for now, but are advised to follow McNealy on Twitter for updates. Judging by its logo, it’ll most probably have something to do with the cloud.
I know, I’m awesome at analyzing logos of stealth startups.
The SEC filing reveals some other interesting names involved in WayIn. For example, the filing was signed by Damien Eastwood, former VP of Legal at Sun Microsystems.
Also mentioned are Sun’s former Chief Human Resources Officer, Bill MacGowan; investor Scott Johnston; former Sharks president and CEO Greg Jamison and Silicon Valley lawyer Larry Sonsini, among others.
McNealy co-founded Sun Microsystems in 1982 along with Vinod Khosla, Bill Joy, and Andy Bechtolsheim. He led the company for roughly 22 years after stepping down as CEO back in April 2006. He remained as chairman of the board after that but resigned in January 2010.
His Twitter bio currently reads:
“Founder, Curriki.org, Chairman + Commissioner of AGA (www.flogton.com), Chairman of WayIn, JrSharks Hockey Advisory Board, free coach, husband, dad of 4 boys.”
Scott McNealy is the co-founder of Sun Microsystems, the computer technology company he started in 1982 along with Vinod Khosla, Bill Joy, and Andy Bechtolsheim. Sun Microsystems, along with companies such as Silicon Graphics, 3Com, and Oracle Corporation, was part of a wave of successful startup companies in California’s Silicon Valley during the early and mid-1980s. In 1982, McNealy, who was then manufacturing director at Onyx Systems, a vendor of microprocessor-based Unix systems, was approached by fellow Stanford alumnus Khosla...