Gretchen Alarcon is vice president for human capital management strategy at Oracle. Alarcon leads the strategy team responsible for applications that enable companies to align their workforce goals and business objectives. Alarcon brings more than 13 years of industry experience to Oracle's strategy organization. She spent more than four years at PeopleSoft working closely with customers and contributing to the direction of the company's talent management and recruiting applications. Prior to her current role, Alarcon was responsible for the strategy of Oracle's talent management applications.
Previous to Oracle, Alarcon was director of product management at Icarian, where she designed new product roadmaps and drove strategic decisions for the company's workforce management suites. Before joining Icarian, Alarcon was with National Semiconductor, where she helped redesign the company's worldwide human resource functions.
Alarcon holds an MBA from the University of Michigan and a BA in American Studies from Stanford University.