Oracle OpenWorld Keynotes
Dr. Jiren Liu is the founder and now Chairman & CEO of Neusoft Corporation, also Vice-president and a professor of the Northeastern University (NEU) China. He also holds the positions of Vice-chairman at China Software Industry Association (CSIA), and a standing member of Chinese Association of Automation (CAA). He had been the member of APEC Business Advisory Council (ABAC) for many years.
Dr. Liu founded Neusoft from the campus of Northeastern University in year 1991. Under the leadership of Dr. Liu, Neusoft has become the largest IT solutions & services provider in China with a total of more than 18,000 employees, offering a rich portfolio of businesses, including industry solutions, product engineering solutions, related software products & platform, and services. Neusoft has maintained an average annual growth rate of 30% over the past 19 years, with leading market shares in the solutions of telecom, electric power, social security, healthcare in China and product engineering services for multinational companies in the global market.
Due to his outstanding achievements, Dr. Liu has been crowned with numerous honors and awards, inclusive of National Award for Excellence in Science & Technology, China Best Business Leader and Asia Innovator of the Year at the 6th CNBC Asia Business Leaders Awards. He was also inducted into The Outsourcing Hall of Fame by The International Association of Outsourcing Professionals.
Dr. Liu was born in Dandong City, Liaoning Province of China in 1955. He graduated from Northeastern University with a major in Computer Applications, and was conferred the degrees of Bachelor and Master successively. He achieved the Doctor degree in 1987 and became the professor of Northeastern University in 1988.
Software Drives Innovation
Neusoft has been dedicated to the application and innovation of software technology in the fundamental industries and product engineering industry. Through our efforts, innovation and software technology application have been perfectly integrated and widely used in people's daily life. In this way, we create values for clients and the society.
As the largest IT solution and service provider in China, Neusoft has witnessed the development of the country's software industry. As an emerging multinational software and service company, Neusoft has been boosting the development of new industries, through our innovation in concepts, technology and business model. For more information, please refer to the keynote speech by Dr. JirenLiu, Chairman & CEO of Neusoft Corporation.
Jeffrey O. Henley is Chairman of Oracle Corporation. He has held this position since January 2004.
Henley was Oracle's Chief Financial Officer and an Executive Vice President from March 1991 to July 2004, and he has been a member of Oracle's Board of Directors since June 1995. He also serves on Oracle's Executive Management Committee.
Prior to joining Oracle in 1991, Henley served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at Pacific Holding Company, a privately held company with diversified interests in manufacturing and real estate, and as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at Saga Corporation, a multibillion-dollar food service company. He also served as Director of Finance at Memorex Corporation in its large storage division, and as Controller of International Operations at Fairchild Camera and Instrument Corporation.
Henley is a member of the Board of Governors for the Boys and Girls Clubs of America and serves on both the Chancellor's Advisory Council and the International Advisory Council of the Engineering College for the University of California at Santa Barbara. He is also a member of the Board of Directors of Digital Consumer Solutions Inc., which operates a digital-out-of home signage network for retail advertisers, and serves on the Advisory Board of InTouch Technologies, a provider of remote presence solutions for healthcare providers.
Henley has a BA in economics from the University of California at Santa Barbara and an MBA in finance from UCLA. In 2004, he received the UCLA Anderson School's Outstanding Alumnus award.
Steve Au Yeung is Executive Vice President for Oracle Asia Pacific, responsible for managing Oracle's operations across the region, including leading the sales and support of Oracle's technology, systems, applications, and industry-specific software business. He also leads the company in business planning and strategy development, customer care, management of Oracle country offices, and Oracle's alliances and channels partner strategy across the region.
Prior to joining Oracle, Mr. Au Yeung was Senior Vice President and General Manager of BEA's Asia Pacific and Japan business operations. He joined Oracle in June 2008 following Oracle's acquisition of BEA.
Mr. Au Yeung joined BEA in July 2005 from HP Asia Pacific and Japan (APJ), where he spent 18 years in various management positions, including Vice President and General Manager of the Software Global Business Unit for APJ. Under his leadership, HP's software business in Asia achieved significant growth faster than the market average. In January 2005, he was appointed to the board of directors of HP Asia Pacific and Japan.
Mr. Au Yeung's experience also includes serving as General Manager of Corporate Sales at Hong Kong Telecom (then a subsidiary of the Hong Kong Cable & Wireless group). In this position, he supervised and managed the sales and marketing organizations as they achieved a sales revenue target of more than US$1 billion.
Mr. Au Yeung has an MS in systems analysis and design from City University, London.
Oracle provides the world's most complete, open, and integrated business software and hardware systems to more than 370,000 customers who represent a variety of company sizes and industries in more than 145 countries around the globe.
Join Oracle's senior executives as they provide an overview of Oracle's corporate and global strategy and vision and discuss how Oracle is helping customers benefit from fully integrated systems—the entire stack, from applications to disk—that are faster, more reliable and lower-cost. In addition the executive team will preview the week's product announcements, key product innovations, and key customer support services.
Digital China (China) Limited, Sm@rt City
With a mission to digitalize China, Digital China is committed to providing Chinese customers with sophisticated and applicable IT solutions, driving technological innovations for work and life and enhancing the digitalization process in China.
"Sm@rt City" is a specific demonstration of high-level information, intelligence, virtualization, and agility of a city—that is, enabling digital technology, information technology, communication technology, and network technology to penetrate into all aspects of urban life.
Learn more in the keynote by Digital China's president and executive director, Lin Yang.
Robert Shimp is group vice president of Product Marketing for Oracle. His organization is responsible for product marketing, competitive intelligence and market research for Oracle, including Applications, Middleware, Databases, Systems, and other products.
Robert is heavily involved in go-to-market planning for new products, as well as setting strategy and go-to-market for broad initiatives such as cloud computing; IT consolidation, modernization; and more.
Robert has over 25 years of deep expertise in enterprise software and hardware; marketing and sales operations; and business planning. Prior to joining Oracle, Mr. Shimp was involved with the development, introduction and marketing of well-known brand name products including Hewlett-Packard's HP-UX operating system and MIPS computers.
Mr. Shimp holds a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering and Engineering & Public Policy from Carnegie Mellon University. He also holds a Master of Business Administration degree and a Juris Doctorate from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.
Cloud computing is an important trend driving the evolution of datacenter architecture and software products. Amit Zavery, Oracle's vice president of product development, and Robert Shimp, group vice president at Oracle, offer Oracle's perspective on how cloud computing influences IT throughout the application lifecycle—from development and deployment to management and self-service administration. They also discuss the impact of cloud on business users and Oracle's complete cloud offering across private, public, and hybrid clouds—with a focus on Oracle products such as the Oracle Exalogic Elastic Cloud.