Topic: larry ellison

SD Times Blog: Marc Benioff vs. Larry Ellison: Who throws the better party?

Let’s compare, if we can for a moment, Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff and Oracle CEO Larry Ellison. This week, San Francisco played host to its largest conference ever, when 170,000 people attended Dreamforce. Next month, a whole lot of people will be attending Oracle OpenWorld as well. I expect somewhere between 50,000 and 75,000. Any … continue reading

Larry Ellison’s no longer CEO, but he’s still very much there

Larry Ellison yesterday announced that he would be stepping down from his position as CEO of Oracle. Instead of CEO, Ellison will now be Oracle’s CTO, and Safra Catz and Mark Hurd will be sharing the CEO duties. Is this a big deal? Not really. In terms of the day-to-day running of Oracle, I cannot … continue reading

Larry Ellison steps down as Oracle CEO

It is the end of an era for Oracle as Larry Ellison has decided to step down as the company’s CEO. He founded Oracle in 1977 and since then, he has been its only CEO ever. Taking his place as CEO will be both Safra Catz and Mark Hurd. Catz will handle all manufacturing, financial … continue reading

Analyst Watch: Why Google’s Obama gambit will fail

What could Eric Schmidt get from President Obama is he supports his jobs bill? … continue reading

Oracle is leaving the door open for Apache at the JCP

Feud over TCK led Apache to quit board; others support foundation by felt advancing Java spec was more important for now … continue reading

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