Resume: Kim Polese

BORN Nov. 13, 1961, Berkeley, Calif.

UPBRINGING Italian immigrant parents ran a small machine shop in Berkeley. 
Getting straight A's in school was a must.

EDUCATION University of California at Berkeley, BS in biophysics, 1984.

CAREER 1985-1988 Was a marketing manager at Intellicorp, which developed 
artificial intelligence software.

1989-1996 Joined Sun Microsystems as a product manager. She named and promoted 
Java, the hot programming language.

1996-present Co-founded Marimba Inc., an Internet-software company, where she 
is now CEO.

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