Takao Endo


Senior Vice President,
Oracle Corporation
Chairman of the Board, Oracle Japan

Takao Endo joined Oracle as President and CEO of Oracle Japan and Senior Vice President, Oracle, in June 2008; his role expanded to include Representative Executive Officer, Oracle Japan, in August 2008. Prior to joining Oracle, Mr. Endo worked for IBM Japan for 30 years in a wide range of executive roles, including market-driven quality/CIO and reengineering, services business planning, and business transformation outsourcing. In January 1999, Mr. Endo became General Manager, Services Business, for IBM’s, Manufacturing, Distribution, Retail, and Service Industries, and in April 2001 he became a member of IBM’s Board of Directors and General Manager for IBM’s Industrial Services Sector. Additional posts at IBM included Board of Director member and General Manager, Asia Pacific Industrial Services Sector; Senior Vice President and General Manager, Industrial Sector; and Senior Vice President and General Manager, Business Transformation Outsourcing. Mr. Endo is a graduate of the Faculty of Engineering, University of Tokyo.