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Mark Hurd discussing market forces driving disruption at Oracle HCM World

So if you think I am in a company and nothing is going to happen, we are great, think again. And I am here to tell you that the cycle times are going to increase. Look at what is happening. This is not really technology issues, these are secular issues all around and I will […]

Mark Hurd on CNBC: “We are Focused on Growing”

Oracle CEO Mark Hurd appeared with CNBC’s Jim Cramer to talk about the cloud and competition in an interview Cramer called “feisty.”

Mark Hurd on LinkedIn: “How Cloud Computing Is Revolutionizing Business”

By Mark Hurd

Cloud computing is triggering a stunning shift in how businesses operate. Modern SaaS applications for marketing, HR, and ERP are allowing companies to accelerate operations and engage more intimately with their customers thanks to heretofore unseen heroes in their ranks.

In the course of just a few years, this new generation of social/mobile SaaS […]

Outlook for Cloud is Bright

There’s no question that companies are aggressively moving to the cloud to gain the business agility they need to survive, to gain market share, and to become disruptors instead of the disrupted.

Customers I’ve met on recent trips to London, Paris and Sao Paolo aren’t surprised when they hear estimates pegging the public cloud market […]

Mark Hurd’s Open Letter to the Next Generation of Business Leaders

By Mark Hurd

The Fortune 500 has long been viewed as a benchmark for corporate size, success, and stability. But if you look at the Fortune 500 from the year 2000—just 14 years ago—you’ll find that more than half of the companies on that year’s list are gone.

Think about that: in spite of their proud histories, […]

Mark Hurd on LinkedIn: “How the Cloud Helps Eight World-Class Companies Simplify, Transform, and Innovate”

By Mark Hurd

The world is changing dramatically, and modern technologies—social, mobile, cloud, and Big Data—are revolutionizing how we live, how we learn, how we work, and how we experience the world around us.

While that’s not exactly breaking news, I want to emphasize it here because many executives aren’t grasping how rapidly these changes are happening […]

Oracle Board Appoints Larry Ellison Executive Chairman and CTO

Safra Catz and Mark Hurd Appointed CEO

Oracle Board of Directors today announced that it has elected Larry Ellison to the position of Executive Chairman of Oracle’s Board and appointed him the company’s Chief Technology Officer. Jeff Henley, who has served as Oracle’s Chairman for the last 10 years, was appointed Oracle’s Vice Chairman of the […]

Mark Hurd and Intel’s Kim Stevenson Focus on Business Transformation at Oracle OpenWorld

Find out what Mark Hurd and Kim Stevenson think about complexity and how companies can work fast and eliminate process slowdowns, while still meeting today’s demands. Watch Mark Hurd’s keynote at Oracle OpenWorld with special guest Kim Stevenson.

Mark Hurd on LinkedIn: “The Business-Innovation Killer: IT Complexity”

By Mark Hurd

Information Technology today touches every facet of business in ways that traditional enterprise technology never did. As a result, chief executives are demanding a lot more from IT than they’ve been getting. CEOs need IT to help lead the way to transformational change, to help keep up with customer demands for faster, more […]

Mark Hurd Video: Cloud Promotes Security, Compliance

Mark Hurd: We all know the world is becoming much more compliant-centric. Security is an omnipresent issue in almost everything we do today. CEOs are still using the traditional approach to these issues, which are, frankly, an add-on to their, to their core business. Oracle views these as absolutely a priority, and devotes extensive resources […]