John Gage

John Gage

John Burdette Gage was the 21st employee of Sun Microsystems, where he is credited with creating the phrase: "The network is the computer." He served as Chief Researcher and Vice President of the Science Office for Sun, until leaving on June 9, 2008 to join Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers as a partner to work on green technologies for global warming; he departed KPCB in 2010 to apply what he had learned "to broader issues in other parts of the world". In 2012, he helped build the Kibera Town Centre, a major water and community education center in the middle of Kibera, the largest slum in Africa. Wikipedia*

On the C-SPAN Networks:
John Gage has six videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 2003 News Conference. The year with the most videos was 2011 with four videos. Most appearances with Steve Scully (2). Most common tags: Federal Budget, Budget Deficit, Federal Government.

Appearances by Title:c. October 28, 2003 - Present National President, American Federation of Government Employees Videos: 6

Recent Appearances

  • Federal Workforce Budget Cuts

    Federal Workforce Budget Cuts

    John Gage talked about the impact on the federal workforce of the debt ceiling agreement and the joint congressional Select Committee on…

  • Progressive Rally on Debt Ceiling

    Progressive Rally on Debt Ceiling

    A coalition of progressive organizations held a rally to oppose House Speaker John Boehner’s debt ceiling proposal and…

  • 2012 Budget and Federal Workers

    2012 Budget and Federal Workers

    John Gage talked about the impact of the federal budget and spending on the federal workforce. He also responded to telephone…

  • Size of the Federal Government

    Size of the Federal Government

    John Gage talked about the the size and scope of federal agencies, the federal debt, and the federal deficit. He also…

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