Sun Microsystems' chief technology officer Greg Papadopoulos has gained responsibility over Sun's nearly $2 billion research and development facility.
Recently named CEO Jonathan Schwartz detailed Papadopoulos' new role on a blog posted on Saturday. (Note the "the geeks are in charge" title in the URL of the blog.)
Schwartz said Papadopoulos is now CTO and executive vice president of Research and Development, with the CTOs of individual products will reporting to him.
The move indicates Sun's commitment to systems-level technology innovation, Schwartz said.
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