Mark Hurd

Oracle co-CEO Mark Hurd died Friday aged 62. He had been on medical leave since September 11 for unspecified reasons.  Hurd spent five years as an Oracle CEO, overseeing the company’s shift to cloud and a 37 per cent improvement in Oracle’s share price. He had previously led Hewlett-Packard and

Oracle says it will continue to make significant investments in NetSuite to take advantage of more businesses running their back office operations on cloud-based software. The software giant acquired NetSuite for $US9.3 billion in 2016 and has left the company to operate as a separate business unit which is able

SuiteWorld Mark Hurd and Jim McGeever

The shift to the cloud as an “irresistible force” and that will accelerate over the next decade. That’s the view of Oracle CEO Mark Hurd. “Over the next decade the bulk of workloads that are in companies today are going to be in the cloud,” Hurd said during a Q&A

Jim McGeever, SuiteWorld, NetSuite

From a standing start, China is expected to become NetSuite’s second largest market, behind only the US, by next year. The company is benefiting from the scale-advantages of deeper integration inside Oracle. China is currently NetSuite’s fourth largest market, a remarkable feat considering a few years ago the company didn’t

customer experience and marketing

Very few companies — perhaps as few as one in ten — are currently equipped to blend their marketing and customer experience processes, according to Oracle CEO Mark Hurd. He made the comments at Oracle’s recent Modern Customer Experience conference in Las Vegas. In an age when marketers are constantly

Cloud computing is less expensive, more reliable and far more secure than on premise solutions and most importantly it provides customers with modern apps and new capabilities, according to Oracle CEO Mark Hurd. He was addressing his comments to journalists following his keynote speech at Oracle’s Modern Marketing Experience (#mme16)