Douglas A. Suriano

Oracle Executive Biography

Douglas A. Suriano

Senior Vice President and General Manager, Oracle Communications


As senior vice president and general manager of Oracle Communications, Doug Suriano is responsible for managing strategic planning, product development, sales, service, and support for Oracle Communications products.

He joined Oracle in 2013 as vice president of products for Oracle Communications following the Tekelec acquisition. In this role, Suriano oversaw product development and product management for the network signaling and policy management product portfolio. At Tekelec, he served as chief technology officer and vice president of engineering. In these capacities he focused on developing Tekelec's solutions for the mobile broadband era. During his ten-year tenure, Suriano was responsible for product innovation, leadership in standards bodies and industry forums, and advocacy for innovative mobile data solutions. He successfully led initiatives to transition Tekelec from hardware-centric products to software-centric applications and to expand the market share of the company's data and voice solutions. Suriano also headed the development of Tekelec's Diameter Signaling Router (DSR), the first product of its kind sold to LTE network operators.

Prior to Tekelec, Suriano was the vice president of engineering at dynamicsoft, Inc. and chief information officer for QAD, Inc. Before QAD, he managed the information technology division for the United States Marine Corps.

Suriano earned an MS in information technology at the US Naval Postgraduate School and a BS at the US Naval Academy.