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Niral Patel
Oracle Executive Biography


Niral Patel

Managing Director and Technology Leader, Oracle South Africa

Niral Patel joined Oracle in 2017 as managing director and technology leader for Oracle South Africa; he has nearly two decades of technology experience.

Patel is responsible for accelerating the adoption of Oracle Cloud solutions, identifying new growth opportunities, and enhancing engagement with key stakeholders in South Africa. He is passionate about driving inclusive education and encouraging youth to take up careers in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) fields.

Patel joined Oracle from Hitachi Data Systems, South Africa where he was managing director. Previously, he was public sector director at Microsoft South Africa. Before that he was at IBM, where he held various roles over 10 years including enterprise software leader, Software Group executive Africa, and Power Systems sub–Saharan Africa business lead.

Patel has a BCom from the University of the Witwatersrand (WITS) in Johannesburg and an MBA from the University of Warwick in the UK.