Rich Geraffo

Oracle Executive Biography

Rich Geraffo

Executive Vice President, North America Technology Division


Rich Geraffo is executive vice president of the North America Technology division. He is responsible for leading and directing the management of the multi-billion dollar North America Technology sales organization, and reports to Oracle CEO Mark Hurd.

Prior to his current role, Geraffo was senior vice president for Worldwide Alliances and Channels, responsible for the ongoing development and execution of Oracle’s extensive partner network.

Geraffo is an industry veteran with deep experience leading enterprise technology teams. Prior to joining Oracle, he was the senior vice president and managing director responsible for leading all aspects of HP’s Enterprise Group Americas team.

Geraffo’s experience includes vice president and general manager of the Americas region for VMware, where he drove business and operations and was responsible for sales, professional services, systems engineering, channels, marketing, and field operations. He was also executive vice president at BEA Systems and held various sales leadership positions during his 15-year tenure at IBM.

Geraffo holds a BS in accounting from William Paterson University, an MBA in finance from Fairleigh Dickinson University, and is a graduate of the Stanford Executive Program.