Oracle Financial Services Board of Directors


Mr. Chet Kamat

CEO & Managing Director

Chet Kamat is CEO and Managing Director of Oracle Financial Services Software Limited, a majority owned subsidiary of Oracle Corporation and an integral part of Oracle’s Financial Services Global Business Unit. He brings more than 25 years of financial services, consulting and business transformation experience to his role at Oracle Financial Services Software.

Prior to joining Oracle, Chet was Managing Director at STG, a leading private equity firm focused on investing in software and enterprise services companies. At STG, Chet was responsible for the transformation and operations of its portfolio companies with a specific focus on their use of global operating models.

Earlier Chet worked as the CEO of a retail financial services startup and at Accenture. Joining Accenture in 1986, Chet worked across Accenture locations in India, United States, Sweden, Hungary and the Philippines in a range of business consulting and large scale systems integration engagements. In his last role at Accenture, Chet was Managing Partner of Accenture’s India Delivery Centre Network which he was responsible for establishing from scratch and growing to a 13,000 strong unit serving over 200 global clients.

Chet Kamat obtained his Masters in Computer Science from the University of Bombay and a Post Graduate Diploma in Management from the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad. Chet has served as the Chairman of the Board of Directors at Teleca AB, and as a Director on the Boards of Netik Inc., Symphony Marketing Solutions Inc. and The Capital Markets Company NV.


Mr. Williams

Executive Vice President

Mr. Derek Williams is an Executive Vice President of Oracle Corporation.
Mr. Williams was at the helm of Oracle's Asia Pacific operations from 1991 to 2009, and has led Oracle Japan since 2000.

Mr. Williams is a member of Oracle's Executive Committee and a Director for Oracle Japan.

From June 1, 2011, Mr. Williams became responsible for the Sun Hardware business in Asia Pacific and Japan.


Mr. Singh

Senior Vice President

Mr. Harinderjit Singh (Sonny Singh) is Senior Vice President and General Manager of Oracle's Financial Services Global Business Unit. In this role, he is responsible for a global organization focused on Sales, Consulting, Engineering and Support, of Oracle's products focused on Banking, Insurance and Capital Markets.

During his 23-year career at Oracle, Mr. Singh has been instrumental in leading the creation and execution of highly successful corporate, business unit, and new market strategies that produce strong top-line impact across all of Oracle's hardware, software, and services product lines.

Prior to his current role, he was the Senior Vice President of Oracle's Industries Business Unit, which is responsible for Oracle's go-to-market strategy. In this role, his organization was responsible for product marketing, competitive intelligence, field enablement, deal acceleration, and mergers-and-acquisition integration across Oracle's entire product and services portfolio. In addition, his organization delivered all of Oracle's strategic customer engagement capabilities. These include solutions and expertise for all industry vertical segments; the Oracle Insight program, which is Oracle's branded value engineering competency; and the Oracle Solution Centers. Additionally, his organization provided the business strategy, tools, and programs for Oracle's key accounts and midsize market segments.

Prior to leading the Oracle Industries Business Unit, Mr. Singh was Group Vice President for Oracle Consulting, where he led Oracle's services business in North America Strategic Accounts.

Mr. Singh holds a master's degree in industrial engineering from Stanford University and a bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering from Punjab University, India. He is active in his local community and serves on the Board at the Children's Discovery Museum in San Jose, California.


Mr. Richard Jackson’s experience prior to joining the Board of Oracle Financial Services Software Limited included seven years in China as the President and CEO of Ping An Group’s banking business, 21 years with Citibank in seven different countries including time as their country head in Korea and Hungary.

He served on the Boards of Bank Handlowy w Warsawie (Poland), Citibank (Hungary), Koram Bank (Korea), Shenzhen Commercial Bank and Shenzhen Development Bank (China).

He is a Fellow of the Chartered Insurance Institute and was awarded the National Friendship Medal by the Chinese Government in 2007.


Robert K. Weiler is Executive Vice President of Oracle's Global Business Units. Previously he was Chairman and CEO of Phase Forward, a leading provider of integrated data management solutions for clinical trials and drug safety. Weiler has more than 30 years of technology-industry leadership experience, including his previous tenure as Giga Information Group's Chairman, President and CEO. Earlier in his career, Weiler served as President and CEO of Eastman Software (formerly Wang Software), as well as Senior Vice President, Worldwide Sales and Marketing, for Lotus Development Corporation, where he was instrumental in expanding the company's Lotus Notes business.

Weiler recently served on the board of SADD (Students Against Destructive Decisions), and he previously served on the boards of the directors of the Waterville Valley Company, Saint Anselm's College, Corporate Software, Distributed Management Systems, Cullinet Software, Interleaf, DataLogix, and Giga Information Group. Weiler received a B.A. from Saint Anselm's College, where he additionally received an honorary doctorate in 2000. He received the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year 2010 Award in the Healthcare IT category in New England. In 2006, he was named to the prestigious PharmaVOICE 100 list, and he was also named 2006 CEO of the Year by the Massachusetts Technology Leadership Council, an award that honors individuals who best exemplify leadership and excellence in business and technology. Subsequent to this award, Weiler was invited to become a trustee of the Council.


Mr. S. Venkatachalam was appointed as Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Company effective May 12, 2012. He has served Citibank N. A. for nearly 30 years and has held senior positions there. He is currently on the Central Board of State Bank of India, Equifax Credit Information Services Private Limited and Canara Robeco Asset Management Company Limited. He is a Chartered Accountant by profession. He has served as an advisor to Fullerton India Credit Corporation Ltd., a wholly owned subsidiary of Temasek Holdings (Private) Limited, Singapore and has also served as Senior Consultant with A. F. Ferguson & Co., Chartered Accountants, Mumbai (now a part of Deloitte Haskins & Sells). He has rich experience in the field of banking, finance, administration, compliance, taxation and labour laws. He is well regarded in the financial services industry and by regulatory bodies.


Ms. Samantha Wellington is Managing Counsel for Oracle Corporation. Ms. Wellington has worked in Oracle's Australian, Asia Pacific, and global businesses and brings more than 10 years of technology-industry legal experience and expertise to her role at Oracle. Prior to her position at Oracle she was a Lawyer for the Australian Communications and Media Authority, statutory authority responsible for the regulation of broadcasting, the internet, radio communications and telecommunications and for FOXTEL, Australia's largest provider of subscription television services.

Ms. Wellington graduated from Australia's University of New South Wales with a LLM in Media, Communications, and Information Technology Law. She earlier received her LLB from the University of Wollongong and also holds a BCA from the University of Wollongong. Ms. Wellington is admitted to practice law in both New South Wales, Australia, and California, USA.


Mr. William Corey West, born on May 4, 1962, is Senior Vice President, Corporate Controller and Chief Accounting Officer of Oracle Corporation. He brings more than 25 years of finance, accounting and executive management experience and expertise to his role at Oracle.

Mr. West began his career with Arthur Andersen in 1984, as part of the accounting and audit practice. He served clients in a variety of industries for 14 years and left Arthur Andersen in 1998 as a partner.  After leaving Arthur Andersen he worked in finance, accounting and executive management positions at RPC, Adecco, Cadence Design Systems, The Gap and Intuit.  Mr. West joined Oracle Corporation on April 2, 2007.

Mr. West graduated from the University of Washington in December 1984 with a bachelor’s degree in business, accounting and finance concentration.


Y.M. Kale was President of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (1995-1996) and is also a fellow member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of England and Wales. He has contributed to various governmental and regulatory bodies such as the Securities & Exchange Board of India, the Committee of Offer Documents, the Committee of Takeovers and the Committee on Accounting for Corporates. He has participated as a member of the group for the Introduction of Concurrent Audit of Banks, which was organized by the Reserve Bank of India. He was also a member of the National Drugs and Pharmaceutical Development Council of the Government of India. He was also on the Board of the International Accounting Standards Committee from 1995 to 1998 as India's representative.