Mark Hurd

Mark Hurd: Three Predictions for 2025 You Can Take to the Bank

By Mark Hurd

Innovation-starved companies stuck in today’s slow-growth economic environment can look forward to better days ahead, because tech spending is going to pivot quickly to unleash their full potential in ways that many executives don’t yet realize.

Before I get to how things will change, however, let me describe the current environment. Globally, economic growth […]

Put I Before R in Millennial ROI

By Mark Hurd

Reach a certain age or managerial level and you hear this a lot: “Those millennials…” It’s usually followed by a predictable and exasperating litany of grousing about generational entitlement, a lack of corporate loyalty, an outsized need for encouragement or a confounding communication style.

If that’s as far as the conversation goes, you’re missing […]

CNBC- Why Oracle thinks it can win the cloud industry

I had the opportunity to speak about Oracle’s cloud strategy on Squawk on the Street.

Here is the link to the video and the full story which was featured on CNBC.com where I discuss Oracle’s growth rate in the cloud market.

 

Business Insider – OpenWorld 2016

Business Insider’s Julie Bort wrote an article about this year’s OpenWorld. It was a full day and there were a lot of opportunities to share some behind the scenes views from OpenWorld.

Read the full story here.

 

Your Fancy New Car is About as Useful as Your Corporate Data Center

By Mark Hurd

Whenever I look down from my office window at my car sitting in the parking lot, I get this sinking feeling – as in sunk costs. It’s the same feeling you should have when you think about your corporate data center.

This is how I think about it: I use my car for about […]

What Innovators Can Learn from Bill Walton’s Thoughts on Basketball and the Grateful Dead

Spend any amount of time with Bill Walton (the greatest college basketball player in the history of the sport and an NBA legend) and it almost certainly will not go the way you thought it would.

That’s his genius. On the court or off, Walton embodies the kind of innovative spirit leaders at every level of […]

Bloomberg Interview

Cory Johnson with Bloomberg sits down with Oracle CEO Mark Hurd for an in-depth interview at the company’s headquarters in Redwood City, CA for their Bloomberg Best series.

Hurd discusses Oracle’s transition to the cloud, rising competition, his relationship with customers and Oracle’s evolving sales team.

 

 

 

Mark Hurd on LinkedIn: Digital Disruption Can Make Business Leaders – Or Break Them

By Mark Hurd

The vast majority of companies and corporate leaders are unprepared for disruption, even at this late date. Nearly three-quarters of companies respond to digital disruption only after the second year of its occurrence, according to CapGemini research published last year. And only 14% of executives believe their companies are “ready to effectively redesign […]

Mark Hurd TEDx Talk on Securing Data

Mark Hurd, the chief executive officer of Oracle Corporation, took the TEDx stage at Wake Forest University to share his thoughts on what is going on in the IT world and what each person can individually do to protect their data. Hurd estimated that one half of all data in the world was created in […]

Mark Hurd on Dominance In A Tough Market

Oracle CEO tells CNBC’s Jim Cramer in an exclusive interview that Oracle’s accelerating revenue growth stems from its cloud-based offerings. He said the cloud is not cannibalizing Oracle’s on-premise businesses but augmenting them, giving Oracle a huge competitive advantage. As Oracle’s cloud solutions improve, so, too, does Oracle’s sales force in selling them.

Watch the full […]