Oracle Executive Blogs

News and opinion from the visionaries who are driving Oracle Fusion.


Judson Althoff
Judson Althoff is Senior Vice President of Worldwide Alliances and Channels at Oracle Corporation, reporting to Oracle's President, Charles Phillips. He is responsible for the ongoing development and execution of Oracle's Alliances and Channels programs and strategies, partner revenue generating business initiatives, the Oracle PartnerNetwork program, and the models for managing all of Oracle's over 20,000 Alliance and Channel partners.


Frank Buytendijk
Frank Buytendijk, Vice President and Fellow, Enterprise Performance Management, is one of the world's leading experts in business intelligence and performance management. Part strategy consultant to Oracle customers, part strategist, and part trend-spotter, Frank seeks to identify challenges even before they present themselves. Frank's goal is to help companies find creative and smarter ways of improving enterprise performance. His blog is provocative, contrarian, out-of-the-box, and aims to make people think. He welcomes reactions from readers, believing that everyone learns from debate.


Dave Chappell
David Chappell is vice president and chief technologist for SOA at Oracle Corporation. Chappell has over 20 years of experience in the software industry. He is well known worldwide for his writings and public lectures on the subjects of Service Oriented Architecture (SOA), the enterprise service bus (ESB), message oriented middleware (MOM), enterprise integration, and is a co-author of many advanced Web Services standards.


Mary Ann Davidson
Mary Ann Davidson is the Chief Security Officer at Oracle Corporation, responsible for Oracle product security, as well as security evaluations, assessments and incident handling. She represents Oracle on the Board of Directors of the Information Technology Information Security Analysis Center (IT-ISAC), is a member of the Global Chief Security Officer Council and the editorial advisory board of SC Magazine.


Jim McGlothlin
Jim McGlothlin is vice president of Higher Education Business Development at Oracle, where he is responsible for all major higher education programs and strategic initiatives within Oracle's enterprise applications business. Jim is Oracle's executive sponsor to its large Higher Education User Group, an independent organization. He also conducts partnership-building with Oracle's key partners in systems integration and third party software products. Jim's career includes 18 years with Oracle and PeopleSoft. He is a former Navy submarine officer and a graduate of the University of Southern California and Naval Postgraduate School.


Roger Sullivan
Roger K. Sullivan is vice president of Business Development for Oracle's Identity Management solutions. Most of his time is spent with Oracle's premier customers, assisting them in understanding the business value of identity management. Roger is also active with the Liberty Alliance, an industry association of vendors and enterprise customers developing standards for federated identity management. He serves as Oracle's representative to and vice president of Liberty's Management Board and chair of the Liberty Alliance Conformance Expert Group.

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