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Oracle gets a bit touchy-feely as CEO Catz shares a digital transformation bedtime story

Just what is it you lot actually do anyway? Comment Headlining the recent Oracle OpenWorld Europe gabfest in London, Big Red's CEO Safra Catz says big chages are afoot at the company, though the shadow of its colourful chairman continues to loom large.…
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Over 1,000 Alleged Oracle Employees Have Signed a Petition Demanding Founder Larry Ellison Cancel a Trump Fundraiser

Oracle founder and CTO Larry Ellison‘s decision to throw a fundraiser for President Donald Trump has apparently angered some of his employees. So much so that they have allegedly set up a Change.org petition demanding he cancel the Feb. 19 event and have asked other Oracle employees to sign. The , first reported by Vox, launched on Friday and so far has over 1,000 signatures from alleged employees. (The computer technology company employs around 136,000 people worldwide). It asks company l...
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Oracle employees are protesting Larry Ellison's planned fundraiser for Trump: 'His alliance with this ignoble and destructive figure damages our company culture' (ORCL)

Oracle employees are protesting founder Larry Ellison's plan to host a fundraising dinner for President Trump at his southern California home next week.  A petition being circulated by some employees are calling on the Oracle leadership to take a stand against what they called Larry Ellison's "damaging association with the Trump campaign." "His alliance with this ignoble and destructive figure damages our company culture as well as our relationships with partners and customers," the petition s...
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From Elon Musk to Tim Cook, here's where the world's most influential tech founders and CEOs went to college — and what they studied

College is where many figure out what they're actually interested in and determine the career they want to pursue. We researched the degrees and schools attended by well-known tech CEOs, many of whom launched their companies or landed on the idea for their first startup while studying at college. Here's where 52 CEOs and founders in the tech industry went to school, and what they studied. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. For new college students, choosing a major can feel l...
Tags: Apple, Google, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Europe, Elon Musk, Cook, Sweden, Maryland, Microsoft, Yahoo, Mba, Stanford, India, Satya Nadella, Trends


Amazon claims Trump was motivated by his dislike of Jeff Bezos and influenced by Oracle CEO Safra Catz to 'screw' the company out of the $10 billion JEDI contract (ORCL, AMZN)

Amazon said President Trump was influenced by Oracle CEO Safra Catz to "screw" the tech giant's bid for the $10 billion JEDI contract. In a federal court filing on Monday related to Amazon's legal challenge to the DOD's decision to award the contract to Microsoft, Amazon said Trump's public criticism of the Amazon bid was "emboldened by allies who were Amazon's competitors," including by Oracle. Amazon cited a 2018 private dinner hosted by Trump that included Catz where the Oracle CEO reported...
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Ginni Rometty leaves complex legacy as she steps away as IBM CEO

When Ginni Rometty steps down as CEO at IBM in April and her replacement Arvind Krishna takes the helm, more than eight years will have passed since she took the reins at Big Blue. The executive helped lead a massive transformation, but IBM has had a bumpy financial ride throughout her tenure — at one time recording an astonishing 22 straight quarters of declining revenue. To be fair, Rometty took over at a tumultuous time when technology was shifting from on-prem software stacks to the cl...
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Experts say these were the 19 most consequential enterprise tech acquisitions of the last decade, transforming companies like Dell, Microsoft, and Google for a new era

We asked analysts their picks for the smartest enterprise technology acquisitions of the past decade. The list ranges from Dell's $67 billion acquisition of EMC and its major subsidiary VMware – the largest pure-tech deal of all time – to Google's acquisition of the artificial intelligence startup DeepMind. Read below for the 21 smartest enterprise technology acquisitions from 2009 to 2019, according to analysts. Click here to read more BI Prime stories The last decade saw some massive upheav...
Tags: Apple, Google, Amazon, Japan, London, Microsoft, Softbank, Trends, Linkedin, Cisco, European Union, Intel, Larry Ellison, Gartner, Sun, Ibm


How Tim Cook's Apple just became the accidental test case in a clash about capitalism

Hello readers, and welcome to this week's edition of Trending, the newsletter where we highlight BI Prime's biggest tech stories. I'm Alexei Oreskovic, Business Insider's West Coast bureau chief and global tech editor. Before we dive in, a quick reminder that you can subscribe to Trending by clicking here. And if you neglected to give your boss a gift this holiday season, you can redeem yourself in her (or his) eyes by turning them on to this newsletter. This week: Apple is the first test case...
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What experts expect from Oracle in 2020: Leadership changes in the Safra Catz era and tougher challenges in the cloud (ORCL)

As 2020 begins, experts say they expect Oracle to focus on making key changes to its top leadership and to fill the void left by CEO Mark Hurd's death. Hurd had played a key role in transforming Oracle's sales organization to make it more effective in the cloud market. Experts see the tech giant bringing in new leaders who could build on what he had accomplished. Oracle is expected to focus on acquisitions as a way of strengthening its position in the cloud. Experts also see the tech company o...
Tags: Google, Microsoft, Okta, Trends, Larry Ellison, Ibm, Salesforce, Taylor, Oracle, Jefferies, Sap, US supreme court, Vmware, Todd Mckinnon, Business Insider, Wang


These are the 19 smartest enterprise tech acquisitions from 2009 to 2019, according to analysts

We asked analysts their picks for the smartest enterprise technology acquisitions of the past decade. The list ranges from Dell's $67 billion acquisition of EMC and its major subsidiary VMware – the largest pure-tech deal of all time – to Google's acquisition of the artificial intelligence startup DeepMind. Read below for the 21 smartest enterprise technology acquisitions from 2009 to 2019, according to analysts. Click here to read more BI Prime stories The last decade saw some massive upheav...
Tags: Apple, Google, Amazon, Japan, London, Microsoft, Softbank, Trends, Linkedin, Cisco, European Union, Intel, Larry Ellison, Gartner, Sun, Ibm


A Wall Street analyst says Oracle should consider these 3 CEOs to build its 'next layer of leadership' and to fill the void left by Mark Hurd's death (ORCL)

Oracle has said it is not looking for a new CEO to replace the late Mark Hurd, meaning his co-CEO Safra Catz will be the company's sole chief exec for the foreseeable future. However, a Wall Street analyst says the company needs a "next layer of leadership" nonetheless — and offered three suggestions. Patrick Walravens of JMP Securities said Oracle should consider the "capable executives" of three prominent cloud companies: Todd McKinnon, CEO of Okta; Dan Springer, CEO of DocuSign; and Rob Ber...
Tags: Google, Okta, Trends, Larry Ellison, Ellison, Oracle, Todd Mckinnon, JMP Securities, Dan Springer, Safra, Hurd, Amazon Microsoft, ORCL, IBM Oracle, Amazon Web Services Microsoft, Safra Catz


Safra Catz will remain Oracle's sole CEO while the company grooms a new exec to replace the late Mark Hurd as co-CEO (ORCL)

Oracle is considering naming a president who could be groomed to replace Mark Hurd, the tech giant's co-CEO who died last month, according to a Bloomberg report. Oracle had said it plans to maintain its dual CEO structure, but the company is now planning to name a president first to give that executive time to grow into the role, the report said. Hurd died last month after taking a leave for medical reasons, leaving Safra Catz as Oracle's sole CEO. Before Hurd's passing, founder and chairman ...
Tags: Google, Trends, Bloomberg, Larry Ellison, Ellison, Oracle, Hurd, Amazon Microsoft, Don Johnson, Julie Bort, Catz, Safra Catz, Mark Hurd, Steve Miranda


Even after Microsoft wins, JEDI saga could drag on

The DoD JEDI contract saga came to a thrilling conclusion on Friday afternoon, appropriately enough, with one final plot twist. The presumptive favorite, Amazon did not win, stunning many, including likely the company itself. In the end, Microsoft took home the $10 billion prize. This contract was filled with drama from the beginning, given the amount of money involved, the length of the contract, the winner-take-all nature of the deal — and the politics. We can’t forget the politics. This was W...
Tags: Amazon, TC, Cloud, Enterprise, Microsoft, Washington Post, Washington, Government, White House, Defense, Tech, Ibm, Pentagon, Cia, RFP, Jeff Bezos


The premiere of WeWork's new Season is a real doozy

Hello, Welcome to this week's edition of Trending, the weekly newsletter highlighting the best of BI Prime's tech coverage. I'm Alexei Oreskovic, Business Insider's West Coast Bureau Chief and Global Tech Editor.  If you're not yet a subscriber to Trending, BI Prime's tech newsletter, you can sign up here. This week: Masa is doubling down for Season 2 of the WeWork drama Season 1 of the WeWork series wrapped up in dramatic fashion, as Japan's SoftBank swooped in with a $9 billion rescue packa...
Tags: Apple, Google, Amazon, Facebook, Japan, Texas, Microsoft, Softbank, US, San Francisco, Trends, Startup, Tesla, Austin, Aws, WeWork


In latest $10B JEDI contract twist, Defense secretary recuses himself

The JEDI drama never stops. The $10 billion, decade-long cloud contract has produced a series of twists and turns since the project was announced in 2018. These include everything from court challenges to the president getting involved to accusations of bias and conflict of interest. It has had all this and more. Today, in the latest plot twist, the Secretary of Defense Mark Esper recused himself from the selection process because one of his kids works at a company that was involved earlier in t...
Tags: Amazon, Cloud, Enterprise, Microsoft, Defense, Tech, Ibm, Pentagon, RFP, Oracle, Esper, Department, Jedi, Norquist, Safra Catz, Synergy Research


Oracle Co-CEO Mark Hurd Passes Away (slashdot)

Mark Hurd, who was co-chief of Oracle, one of the world's top business-software firms, until he stepped aside last month for health reasons, died Friday. He was 62. From a report: "Oracle has lost a brilliant and beloved leader who personally touched the lives of so many of us during his decade at Oracle," Oracle chairman Larry Ellison wrote. "All of us will miss Mark's keen mind and rare ability to analyze, simplify, and solve problems quickly. Some of us will miss his friendship and mentorship...
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The life and career of Mark Hurd, the CEO of Oracle who has died at age 62 (ORCL)

Mark Hurd, CEO of Oracle, died on Friday. The 62-year-old chief executive had been on medical leave from the company since September. Before joining Oracle, Hurd was the chairman, CEO, and president at Hewlett-Packard. He resigned in 2010 amid allegations of sexual harassment surfaced against him. He was widely credited with the company's dominance in computing hardware during his tenure. Hurd began his career at NCR Corp., where he worked for 25 years and eventually rose to occupy the CEO cha...
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The life and career of Mark Hurd, the CEO of Oracle who passed away at the age of 62 (ORCL)

Mark Hurd, CEO of Oracle, died on Friday. The 62-year-old chief executive had been on medical leave from the company since September. Before joining Oracle, Hurd was the chairman, CEO, and president at Hewlett-Packard. He resigned in 2010 amid allegations of sexual harassment surfaced against him. He was widely credited with the company's dominance in computing hardware during his tenure. Hurd began his career at NCR Corporation, where he worked for 25 years and eventually rose to occupy the C...
Tags: Amazon, Microsoft, Trends, Hp, Cnn, Larry Ellison, Miami, Hewlett Packard, Baylor University, Ellison, Oracle, NCR, Carly Fiorina, Forbes, Miami Florida, San Francisco Chronicle


Larry Ellison and insiders say that these 5 execs are on the short list to one day be the CEO of Oracle (ORCL)

On Friday, October 18, Oracle announced that CEO Mark Hurd passed away at the age of 62. This story was originally published after he left on medical leave, and is presented as it appeared at that time. When Oracle CEO Mark Hurd went on medical leave last month, there was speculation that Safra Catz would become the tech giant's sole CEO. But Oracle founder and Chief Technology Officer Larry Ellison has said the company plans to keep its dual-CEO structure. He also said he planned to recommend...
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Experts remember late Oracle CEO Mark Hurd as a brilliant leader with a complicated and controversial legacy (ORCL, HPQ, HPE)

Mark Hurd rose suddenly as a major tech figure when he was tapped to lead Hewlett-Packard during a time of crisis in 2015. He went on to have brilliant but controversial career, marked by incredible successes on the business front, but also scandals. He was head of HP when it got mired in a spying scandal. Hurd was eventually forced out amid allegations of sexual harassment, though the HP board eventually found the accusations to be inaccurate. Hurd went on to join Oracle where he rose to be c...
Tags: Apple, Google, Microsoft, Trends, Hp, Larry Ellison, Ohio, Silicon Valley, Fox News, Hewlett Packard, Ellison, Oracle, NCR, Carly Fiorina, Idc, Cto


Late Oracle CEO Mark Hurd once told us the challenges he faced turning around the company and how he dealt with the pushback

Oracle CEO Mark Hurd died on October 18, 2019, at the age of 62. Earlier this year, he spoke about his leadership style and strategy at the tech company in an episode of Business Insider's podcast "This Is Success." Hurd joined as president in 2010 and soon began an overhaul of the company's sales team to prepare for an industrywide shift to cloud software. He said he faced a lot of pushback after making that call. The experience taught him that the most difficult leadership challenge is gett...
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Oracle co-CEO Mark Hurd dies at 62

Oracle Corp co-Chief Executive Officer Mark Hurd has died, the business software maker said on Friday, an unexpected development that raises pressure on co-CEO Safra Catz to lead the company's ongoing transition to cloud computing.
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Oracle CEO Mark Hurd has died at age 62

Mark Hurd, the CEO of Oracle, has died at age 62. Hurd recently went on medical leave, saying he needed "time focused on my health." "Mark was my close and irreplaceable friend, and trusted colleague. Oracle has lost a brilliant and beloved leader who personally touched the lives of so many of us during his decade at Oracle," Larry Ellison wrote in an email to employees on Friday. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Mark Hurd, the CEO of Oracle, has died at age 62. The news wa...
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UPDATE 4-Oracle co-CEO Mark Hurd dies at 62

Oracle Corp's 62-year-old co-chief Mark Hurd died on Friday morning, the company said, an unexpected development that raises pressure on co-CEO Safra Catz to lead the business software maker's ongoing transition to cloud computing. Last month, Hurd went on a medical leave for unspecified health reasons, while Catz and founder Larry Ellison took over his responsibilities during the absence. "Oracle has lost a brilliant and beloved leader who personally touched the lives of so many of us during ...
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Secret passages and skipped meals: Oracle's CEO Mark Hurd gave us a rare peek at what it really takes to run one of the world's most important tech companies

On Friday, October 18, 2016, Oracle founder and chairman Larry Ellison announced that Mark Hurd had passed away at age 62. He had been ill and was forced take a leave of absence from his job as CEO of Oracle last month, a role he shared with CEO Safra Catz. "Mark was my close and irreplaceable friend, and trusted colleague," Ellison wrote to the announcement posted on Hurd's personal website. "Mark leaves his beloved wife Paula, two wonderful daughters who were the joy of his life, and his muc...
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Oracle Co-CEO Mark Hurd Passes Away

Mark Hurd, who was co-chief of Oracle, one of the world's top business-software firms, until he stepped aside last month for health reasons, died Friday. He was 62. From a report: "Oracle has lost a brilliant and beloved leader who personally touched the lives of so many of us during his decade at Oracle," Oracle chairman Larry Ellison wrote. "All of us will miss Mark's keen mind and rare ability to analyze, simplify, and solve problems quickly. Some of us will miss his friendship and mentorship...
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Read Larry Ellison's email to employees honoring the memory of 'brilliant and beloved' Oracle CEO Mark Hurd

Oracle co-founder Larry Ellison honored the memory of the late Oracle CEO Mark Hurd, whose death was announced Friday morning. Hurd was 62. Ellison described Hurd as "a brilliant and beloved leader who personally touched the lives of so many of us." In 2010, Ellison appointed Hurd co-president of Oracle, the company Ellison founded in 1977. When Ellison stepped down as CEO in 2014, he appointed Hurd and Safra Catz as CEOs of Oracle. Hurd had stepped away from his role as CEO last month due to ...
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Oracle employees and tech workers mourn CEO Mark Hurd, who died at the age of 62 (ORCL)

Mark Hurd, co-CEO of database giant Oracle, died Friday at age 62. Hurd's death follows news in September that he was taking a leave of absence "to spend time focused on my health." Immediately after news of his passing broke, Oracle employees took to Twitter to mourn the CEO and express their condolences to his friends and family. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Oracle CEO Mark Hurd died on Friday at the age of 62, just over a month after he took a leave of absence from ...
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Meet the 5 execs that Larry Ellison and insiders say are on the short list to one day be the CEO of Oracle (ORCL)

Oracle CEO Mark Hurd went on medical leave last month, prompting speculation that Safra Catz, with whom he shared the post, would likely become the tech giant's sole CEO. "A lot of people have said, 'God, you guys are weird. Two CEOs? That's ridiculous. That's bad governance,'"  Ellison told analysts at the company's OpenWorld event in San Francisco last month.   "I believe in a dual-CEO structure. The normal case [at Oracle] would be dual CEO here for obvious reasons. That it's good to have ca...
Tags: US, San Francisco, Trends, Larry Ellison, Ellison, Oracle, Sap, Hurd, Christian Klein, Safra Catz, Bill McDermott, Mark Hurd, Oracle ORCL, Jennifer Morgan


Oracle is hiring 2,000 people for its cloud business after laying off untold thousands earlier this year, and an insider explains why it's a smart strategy (ORCL)

Oracle on Tuesday announced it would be hiring 2,000 people for its cloud business in technical and business operational roles. That's an insignificant number compared to its almost 139,000-strong overall workforce, but there are several strategic reasons why Oracle might want to tout these jobs. For one thing, Oracle has been undergoing several rounds of layoffs this year, which included cuts in its cloud business units. So the announcement of its hiring plan helps Oracle show the world that ...
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