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Oracle OpenWorld 2015 (San Francisco, CA)

Oracle OpenWorld 2015 (San Francisco, CA)

 

Chaptered Interviews




 

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Day 1 Kickoff

John Furrier and Jeff Frick kicked off day one at Oracle OpenWorld 2015. They discussed the vibe at the event, the emphasis on the cloud and Oracle in a transition mode.

Day 1 Keynote – Pregame

John Furrier, Stu Miniman and Brian Gracely discussed what Larry Ellison might present during his keynote address at Oracle OpenWorld 2015.

Day 2 Kickoff

John Furrier and Brian Gracely kicked off day two at Oracle OpenWorld 2015. They talked about Mark Hurd’s upcoming keynote address, the growth of Oracle and future predictions.

Day 2 Wrap Up

John Furrier, Stu Miniman and Brian Gracely wrapped up day two at Oracle OpenWorld 2015. They discussed the focus on the cloud, how Oracle makes everything talk about what they are saying and the reality if you want different cloud options.

Day 3 Kickoff

John Furrier and Brian Gracely kicked off day three at Oracle OpenWorld 2015. They discussed the recipe for today’s modern enterprise and how data is at the center of the value proposition.

Day 3 Keynote – Postgame

John Furrier and Brian Gracely discussed the day three keynote address at Oracle OpenWorld 2015. They talked about Larry Ellison’s focus on security, needing security at the hardware level and how security used to kill performance.

Day 4 Kickoff

John Furrier, Dave Vellante, Stu Miniman and Brian Gracely kicked off day four at Oracle OpenWorld 2015. They chatted about Dave Donatelli’s keynote address and how valuable Oracle is.

Day 4 Wrap Up

John Furrier and Dave Vellante wrapped up day four at Oracle OpenWorld 2015. They discussed the progress of Oracle, Larry Ellison’s vision and the consistency of the messaging.

 

Guests Included

Sujith Abraham
Group VP Strategy & Sales Development, Asia Pacific, Oracle

Interview Overview
Sujith Abraham stopped by theCUBE and chatted with John Furrier and Jeff Frick about the technology landscape of China. He provided insight into just how advanced technology is in Hong Kong and the disruption and growth opportunities.
 
This was Sujith’s first visit on theCUBE.
 

Mohamad Afshar
VP Product Management, Oracle

Interview Overview
Mohamad Afshar and Praveen Asthana stopped by theCUBE and chatted with John Furrier and Dave Vellante about the appliance of the cloud. They provided insight into customer consumption of the cloud and the self-service integrated stack.
 
Mohamad’s last visit on theCUBE was at the Oracle Next Generation Engineered Systems Launch.
 

Siddhartha Agarwal
VP Product Management & Strategy, Oracle

Interview Overview
Siddhartha Agarwal stopped by theCUBE and chatted with John Furrier and Brian Gracely about what’s hot with IOT. He provided insight into the key differentiator for Oracle and how it’s about many cloud services.
 
This was Siddhartha’s first visit on theCUBE.
 

Kevin Akeroyd
GM & SVP Oracle Marketing Cloud, Oracle

Interview Overview
Kevin Akeroyd and Andrea Ward stopped by theCUBE and chatted with John Furrier about the new era of the cloud marketing. They provided insight into how the tools and channels for social media have changed, but many of the goals remain the same.
 
This was Kevin’s first visit on theCUBE.
 

Praveen Asthana
SVP Converged Infrastructure Product Management, Oracle

Interview Overview
Praveen Asthana and Mohamad Afshar stopped by theCUBE and chatted with John Furrier and Dave Vellante about the appliance of the cloud. They provided insight into customer consumption of the cloud and the self-service integrated stack.
 
This was Praveen’s first visit to theCUBE since he joined Oracle.
 

Jon Chorley
CSO & Group VP SCM Product Strategy & PLM, Oracle

Interview Overview
Jon Chorley stopped by theCUBE and chatted with John Furrier and Jeff Frick about how they are delivering manufacturing solutions on the cloud. He provided insight into the many requirements and processes required by manufacturers.
 
This was Jon’s first visit on theCUBE.
 

Steve Daheb
SVP PaaS, BI, EPM Business Groups, Oracle

Interview Overview
Steve Daheb stopped by theCUBE and chatted with John Furrier and Brian Gracely about the level of customer investment at the event. He provided insight into the focus groups he has lead, how Oracle has modernized the database and the common themes he is hearing from customers.
 
Steve’s last visit on theCUBE was at the Oracle Cloud Platform Launch.
 

Jeffrey Davis
Principal & Global Oracle Leader, Deloitte Consulting

Interview Overview
Jeffrey Davis stopped by theCUBE and chatted with John Furrier and Jeff Frick about how services have been changing in business. He provided insight into the top reasons why customers are looking at the cloud, including agility, time and value.
 
This was Jeffrey’s first visit on theCUBE.
 

Dave Donatelli
EVP Converged Infrastructure, Oracle

Interview Overview
Dave Donatelli stopped by theCUBE and chatted with John Furrier and Dave Vellante about his keynote address. He provided insight into the realities of the market today, being positioned for where the industry is going and how the speed of change has impacted infrastructure.
 
This was Dave’s first visit on theCUBE since joining Oracle.
 

Whitney Drake
Social Strategy & Care, General Motors

Interview Overview
Whitney Drake stopped by theCUBE and chatted with John Furrier and Jeff Frick about the social strategy at GM. She provided insight into how they provide marketing support on Twitter, the Global Care program that serves over 145 social pages globally and how they go to market engaging with customers.
 
This was Whitney’s first visit on theCUBE.
 

John Fowler
EVP Systems, Oracle

Interview Overview
John Fowler stopped by theCUBE and chatted with John Furrier and Stu Miniman about the end of the client server era. He provided insight into making sense of the changes, focusing on what customers care about and how security is top of mind.
 
John’s last visit on theCUBE was at the Oracle Next Generation Engineered Systems Launch.
 
 

Katrina Gosek
Director Product Management, Oracle

Interview Overview
Katrina Gosek and Christopher Shutts stopped by theCUBE and chatted with John Furrier and Dave Vellante about how there are no size discriminators for clients in the cloud. They provided insight into how Oracle is helping clients stay agile and what they have learned by listening to customers.
 
This was Katrina’s first visit on theCUBE.
 

Chuck Hollis
SVP, Oracle

Interview Overview
Chuck Hollis stopped by theCUBE and chatted with John Furrier and Stu Miniman about the opportunity with Exadata. He provided insight into how their partners are looking for optimization, his comments on horizontal technology vendors and how customers want certainty in the future.
 
This was Chuck’s first visit on theCUBE since he joined Oracle.
 

Tim Jennings
Chief Research Officer, Ovum IT

Interview Overview
Tim Jennings stopped by theCUBE and chatted with John Furrier and Brian Gracely about his take on Mark Hurd’s keynote address. He provided insight into what predictions he thought were bold and what technologies are coming next.
 
This will be Tim’s first visit on theCUBE.
 

Carrie Leader
Director of Ecommerce, Elaine Turner

Interview Overview
Carrie Leader stopped by theCUBE and chatted with John Furrier and Dave Vellante about the technology used at Elaine Turner. She provided insight into how they are using Oracle to replatform and their journey to commerce cloud.
 
This was Carrie’s first visit on theCUBE.
 

Chris Leone
SVP Applications Development, Oracle

Interview Overview
Chris Leone stopped by theCUBE and chatted with John Furrier and Brian Gracely about the large companies who are moving to the cloud. He provided insight into how they have built features in their applications that they have learned from the consumer world and how they are using data to make products personal.
 
This was Chris’ first visit on theCUBE.
 

Juan Loaiza
SVP, Oracle

Interview Overview
Juan Loaiza stopped by theCUBE and chatted with John Furrier and Brian Gracely about the new products that Oracle has unveiled. He provided insight into how Oracle is on the offense and how they are growing by providing a better product and continuing to innovate.
 
Juan’s last visit on theCUBE as at the Next Generation Engineered Systems Launch event.
 

Andy Mendelsohn
EVP Database Server Technologies, Oracle

Interview Overview
Andy Mendelsohn stopped by theCUBE and chatted with John Furrier and Stu Miniman about the transformation of the database. He provided insight into the how Oracle approaches technology changes to make it easy for clients to transition without having to write code.
 
This was Andy’s first visit on theCUBE.
 

Neil Mendelson
VP Product Management, Oracle

Interview Overview
Neil Mendelson stopped by theCUBE and chatted with John Furrier and George Gilbert about what’s happening inside of Oracle. He provided insight into how they are building a big data platform, addressing ease of operationalizing and the assumptions developers have to make.
 
Neil’s last visit on theCUBE was at the Oracle Next Generation Engineered Systems Launch.
 

Dan Miller
SVP ISV & OEM, Oracle

Interview Overview
Dan Miller stopped by theCUBE and chatted with John Furrier and Jeff Frick about how the cloud platform is creating many opportunities. He provided insight into how Oracle is leading a charge, but it cannot lead this charge without partners, including independent software providers.
 
 
 

Steve Miranda
EVP Applications Development, Oracle

Interview Overview
Steve Miranda stopped by theCUBE and chatted with John Furrier and Brian Gracely about where the app market is today and how it’s changing. He provided insight into the comprehensive suite of offerings from Oracle and the abilities that the cloud offers that are not available on other platforms.
 
This was Steve’s first visit on theCUBE.
 

Titina Ott
VP Worldwide A&C, Systems & Business Processes, Oracle

Interview Overview
Titina Ott stopped by theCUBE and chatted with John Furrier and Stu Miniman about the Oracle Women’s Leadership (OWL) at Oracle. She provided insight into how the group started and the mission on developing, engaging and empowering the current and future women at Oracle.
 
This was Titina’s first visit on theCUBE.
 

Shawn Price
SVP Cloud go to Market & Business Group, Oracle

Interview Overview
Shawn Price stopped by theCUBE and chatted with John Furrier and Brian Gracely about how widely receive the Oracle transformation has been. He provided insight into the Oracle cloud strategy and the cost of ownership of the cloud.
 
This was Shawn’s first visit on theCUBE.
 

Ganesh Ramamurthy
VP Software Development, Oracle

Interview Overview
Ganesh Ramamurthy stopped by theCUBE and chatted with John Furrier and Brian Gracely about the total cost of ownership of the cloud. He provided insight into designing aspects of the cloud around flexibility and scalability and delivering more for less.
 
This was Ganesh’s first visit on theCUBE.
 

Prakash Ramamurthy
SVP Systems Management, Oracle

Interview Overview
Prakash Ramamurthy and Mary Johnston Turner stopped by theCUBE and chatted with John Furrier about the next generation monitoring solution for apps. They provided insight into the key trends driving the application boom.
 
This was Prakash’s first visit on theCUBE.
 

Mike Revitt
Associate Partner, Oracle Practice & Global Head of Engineered Systems, CSC

Interview Overview
Mike Revitt and Karen Sigman stopped by theCUBE and chatted with John Furrier about the program they created for customers interested in moving from IBM Power 7 to an X Data platform. They provided insight into the process of migrating customers over.
 
This was Mike’s first visit on theCUBE.
 

Georges Saab
VP of Development Java Platform, Oracle

Interview Overview
Georges Saab stopped by theCUBE and chatted with John Furrier and Brian Gracely about celebrating 20 years of the Java language. He provided insight into the many different languages available to developers and how Java is used today.
 
This was George’s first visit on theCUBE.
 

Edward Screven
Chief Corporate Architect, Oracle

Interview Overview
Edward Screven stopped by theCUBE and chatted with John Furrier and Brian Gracely about the shift of re-architecting Oracle. He provided insight into helping customers leveraging information through a full stack of hardware and software.
 
This was Edward’s first visit on theCUBE.
 

Tim Shetler
VP Product Management, Oracle

Interview Overview
Tim Shetler stopped by theCUBE and chatted with John Furrier and Brian Gracely about the release of the Exadata Cloud Service. He provided insight into the focus of the cloud at the show and the application development services.
 
This was Tim’s first visit on theCUBE.
 

Christopher Shutts
VP CPQ Cloud Development, Oracle

Interview Overview
Christopher Shutts and Katrina Gosek stopped by theCUBE and chatted with John Furrier and Dave Vellante about how there are no size discriminators for clients in the cloud. They provided insight into how Oracle is helping clients stay agile and what they have learned by listening to customers.
 
This was Christopher’s first visit on theCUBE.
 

Karen Sigman
VP Platform Business Group, Oracle

Interview Overview
Karen Sigman and Mike Revitt stopped by theCUBE and chatted with John Furrier about the program they created for customers interested in moving from IBM Power 7 to an X Data platform. They provided insight into the process of migrating customers over.
 
This was Karen’s first visit on theCUBE.
 

Inderjeet Singh
EVP Fusion Middleware Development, Oracle

Interview Overview
Inderjeet Singh stopped by theCUBE and chatted with John Furrier and Brian Gracely about what the middleware looks like. He provided insight into the four personas of customers who deal with the platform, including developers, integrator, business analysts, and line of business user.
 
Inderjeet’s last visit on theCUBE was at the Oracle Cloud Platform Launch.
 

Mary Johnston Turner
Research VP Enterprise System Management Software, IDC

Interview Overview
Mary Johnston Turner and Prakash Ramamurthy stopped by theCUBE and chatted with John Furrier about the next generation monitoring solution for apps. They provided insight into the key trends driving the application boom.
 
This was Mary’s first visit on theCUBE.
 

Ray Wang
Principal Analyst and CEO, Constellation Research

Interview Overview
Ray Wang stopped by theCUBE and chatted with John Furrier and Stu Miniman about the transformation to a new Oracle. He provided insight into the technologies that Oracle has embraced, how the cloud is now mainstream and whether Oracle has done their homework.
 
Ray Wang is a frequent theCUBE guest. He stopped by theCUBE at Oracle OpenWorld 2014 and Oracle OpenWorld 2013.
 

Andrea Ward
VP Marketing, Oracle Marketing Cloud, Oracle

Interview Overview
Andrea Ward and Kevin Akeroyd stopped by theCUBE and chatted with John Furrier about the new era of the cloud marketing. They provided insight into how the tools and channels for social media have changed, but many of the goals remain the same.
 
This was Andrea’s first visit on theCUBE.
 

Tania Weidick
VP Event Marketing, Oracle

Interview Overview
Tania Weidick stopped by theCUBE and chatted with John Furrier and Brian Gracely about the stats of the event. She provided insight into the partnerships between Oracle and all the hotels in San Francisco to hold sessions and conference attendees.
 
This was Tania’s first visit on theCUBE.
 

Mike Workman
SVP, Oracle Storage

Interview Overview
Mike Workman stopped by theCUBE and chatted with John Furrier and Dave Vellante about the future of Flash. He provided insight into how speed is a huge need and how Flash changes expectations because it works so quickly.
 
Mike last appeared on theCUBE at Oracle OpenWorld 2014.
 

Amit Zavery
SVP Cloud Platform & Integration Products, Oracle

Interview Overview
Amit Zavery stopped by theCUBE and chatted with John Furrier and Dave Vellante about Oracle being in the cloud business. He provided insight into what the cloud means for Oracle and customers, offering the full company solution around the cloud and the services they offer.
 
Amit’s last visit on theCUBE was at the Oracle Cloud Platform Launch.
 
 

Oracle Open World 2015 – SiliconANGLE Event Page
Oracle Open World 2015 – YouTube Archives

Oracle Next Generation Engineered Systems Launch – SiliconANGLE Event Page
Oracle Next Generation Engineered Systems Launch – YouTube Archive

Oracle Cloud Platform Launch – SiliconANGLE Event Page
Oracle Cloud Platform Launch – YouTube Archive
 
 
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