Oracle Announces Oracle OpenWorld® San Francisco 2008 Keynote Lineup
Keynote Series Headlined by Industry Leaders from HP, Intel, NetApp and Oracle
September 18, 2008
Today, Oracle announced the keynote lineup for Oracle OpenWorld® 2008, Oracle’s global business and technology conference to be held September 21-25, 2008 at the Moscone Center in San Francisco. With more than 43,000 conference attendees expected, industry leaders from HP, Intel Corporation, NetApp, and Oracle will be on hand to share their insights regarding industry trends and developments.
With the excitement of the U.S. presidential election, Oracle has invited James Carville and Mary Matalin to kick off the keynote presentations on Sunday evening. Washington's best-loved political couple will entertain the crowd with a humorous look at the state of U.S. politics in 2008.
This year's keynote series will feature Oracle executives outlining how Oracle can help companies effectively harness information through enhanced business practices, processes, products and services. Executives from Oracle's key industry partners will highlight their collaborative efforts with Oracle, strategies for bringing joint solutions to the market, and new business trends and developments.
This year's Oracle OpenWorld keynote lineup features:
Sunday, September 21 -- 5:45 p.m. - 7:15 p.m. PDT
San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom will deliver welcoming remarks.
James Carville and Mary Matalin – Washington's most famous political couple will entertain the crowd with an insiders’ look at the world of politics.
Monday, September 22 -- 9:00 a.m. - 10:45 a.m. PDT
Oracle President, Charles Phillips and Oracle Executive Vice President of Product Development, Chuck Rozwat, will deliver the welcome address and provide fresh insight into Oracle's strategy and highlight the company’s latest product innovations.
Tom Georgens, President and Chief Operating Officer of NetApp will present on the innovative storage products that are helping joint NetApp and Oracle customers accelerate their business performance and achieve outstanding cost efficiency.
Tuesday, September 23 -- 2:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. PDT
Oracle Paul S. Otellini, President and CEO of Intel Corporation, will describe how Intel delivers the optimized, energy-efficient performance that enable enterprises to use time to their advantage. His demonstration will feature the latest Intel and Oracle innovation solutions and collaborations.
Thomas Kurian, Senior Vice President of Oracle Fusion Middleware, will present on how Enterprise 2.0, business intelligence, content management, and enterprise portal technologies are revolutionizing the way we find and share information at work.
Wednesday, September 24 -- 2:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. PDT
Ann Livermore, Executive Vice President of the Technology Solutions Group at HP, will address attendees on transforming business and technology through practical innovation to optimize business outcomes. Mark Hurd, Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of HP, will also join live via satellite.
Larry Ellison, Oracle Chief Executive Officer, discusses the state of the software industry in Wednesday's OpenWorld keynote.