Group Vice President, Oracle Applications Development
David Vap is Group Vice President Oracle Applications Development at Oracle. He is responsible for driving product strategy and product management for the cloud-based Oracle customer services products and for aligning the strategy for the Oracle customer experience portfolio, which consists of sales, service, marketing, and commerce applications.
A 20-year veteran of the technology industry, Mr. Vap joined Oracle through the acquisition of RightNow in 2012. At RightNow he was Vice President of Products, where he led product strategy, product management, and product marketing.
Prior to RightNow, Mr. Vap served as Vice President of Sales and Marketing at Software AG, where he defined, marketed, and led sales for Software AG Crossvision, a leading business process SOA suite. He also spent time at content management vendor Artesia Technologies as the Vice President of Products, where he was responsible for product management, development, and quality assurance. Before joining Artesia, he founded and ultimately sold a professional services company that focused on packaging solution offerings built using a CASE tool environment. He began his career at PwC, in Washington D.C.
Mr. Vap earned his Bachelor of Science in 1990 at Carnegie Mellon University.