Oracle AI Executive Forum—Redwood Shores

October 19, 2023 | Original Broadcast

Event details

The Oracle AI Executive Forum provides practical ideas about how to create an AI vision that you can immediately turn into business results.

Explore high-value AI use cases and hear expert-led talks on preparing your organization to take advantage of the latest AI technologies. Learn:

  • How to take advantage of AI in your own business today to increase productivity
  • Practical considerations for implementing AI infrastructure in the cloud
  • New AI opportunities leveraging your proprietary data in cloud applications or industry-based solutions
  • Generative AI use cases for application development


Welcome Remarks

  • Jae Evans

    Global Chief Information Officer and Executive Vice President, Oracle

AI Infrastructure in the Cloud

  • Clay Magouyrk

    Executive Vice President, Oracle Cloud Infrastructure Development

  • Chris Lamb

    Vice President, GPU Computing Software Platforms, NVIDIA

Successful Generative AI for Enterprises

  • Greg Pavlik

    Senior Vice President, AI and Data Management Services for Oracle Cloud Infrastructure

  • Martin Kon

    President and COO, Cohere

Vector Databases and Retrieval-Augmented Generation Solutions

  • Juan Loaiza

    Executive Vice President, Oracle Mission-Critical Database Technologies


Fusion AI Built for Business

  • Steve Miranda

    Executive Vice President, Oracle Applications Development

Applied AI Designed for Industry Value

  • Mike Sicilia

    Executive Vice President, Oracle Global Industries

  • Adam Burden

    NA Technology Lead and Chief Software Engineer, Accenture

  • Dr. William Holland

    Senior Vice President of Care Management and Chief Medical Informatics Officer, Banner Health

Event speakers

Adam Burden
Adam Burden Global Innovation Lead and Chief Software Engineer, Accenture

Adam is Accenture’s Global Innovation Lead and responsible for functions across R&D, advisory services as well as a worldwide network of innovation hubs. He also serves as Accenture's Chief Software Engineer where he sets the standards, strategy, and direction for Accenture’s business in custom development, cloud-native and full-stack engineering. Adam holds more than a dozen patents in the field of software engineering.

Prior to his current roles, Adam led Accenture’s largest business segment in North America, overseeing the fastest growth period of Technology Services in twenty-years. Adam has delivered many pioneering technology engagements over his more than three decades with Accenture, including establishing the world’s largest wholesale electricity market and building a true network-effect platform business for a global insurer. Previously, Adam led Accenture’s Intelligent Cloud & Engineering practice both globally and within Asia-Pacific where he was based. This organization focused on accelerating Accenture’s growth in cloud and custom solutions, setting a new market standard for truly integrated, full-stack cloud and engineering capabilities. This organization focused on providing world-class technical architects and custom system engineers to Accenture clients as well as incubating next-generation capabilities related to blockchain, artificial intelligence and similar disruptive technologies.

Adam studied Electrical Engineering at the University of Virginia and his background also includes graduate studies in fault-tolerant digital systems design.

Adam and his family live in Tampa, Florida. In his spare time, he coaches internationally ranked middle-school academic competition teams and enjoys modernizing vintage automobiles.

Jae Evans
Jae Evans Global Chief Information Officer and Executive Vice President of Oracle

Jae Evans is Oracle’s global chief information officer and executive vice president of Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI) Platform Services. She’s responsible for accelerating Oracle IT’s cloud transformation across thousands of environments, and her team provides IT services to Oracle’s 170,000 employees and developers worldwide.

Jae also leads OCI’s platform services, consisting of commercial systems including billing, subscription management, and cost management, as well as other core platforms such as OCI console services and Oracle Cloud Marketplace. In addition, her organization is responsible for ensuring the highest level of availability and SLAs for OCI customers, including customer engagement and support.

She has more than 20 years of experience building and leading global teams and managing mission-critical production services across various industries, including ecommerce, enterprise cloud, online gaming, retail, and telecommunications. Jae is passionate about bringing diversity and inclusion (D&I) into the workplace. She’s the executive sponsor of D&I for OCI, a member of Oracle’s Executive D&I Council, and an active participant in and champion of various Oracle Professional Asian Leadership and Women in Tech events.

William W. Holland, MD
William W. Holland, MD Senior Vice President of Care Management and Chief Medical Informatics Officer, Banner Health

Will Holland, MD, MHA, FAAFP is the senior vice president of Care Management and chief medical informatics officer for Banner Health. Dr. Holland has held progressively responsible physician leadership positions over two decades with Banner. In his current role, Dr. Holland provides system level transformational leadership to support integrated care delivery, drive clinical outcomes, manage risk for populations, support the Quadruple Aim, and engage the consumer. He is a visionary and innovative leader working to transform care delivery to support patients and clinicians through a differentiated experience.

Dr. Holland earned a B.S. in Microbiology, magna cum laude, from Texas A&M University, after which he attended Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, TX. In 2004, Dr. Holland completed his residency training in Family Medicine at the Banner Good Samaritan Family Medicine Residency in Phoenix, Arizona, and served as Chief Resident from 2003-2004. He joined the Medical Informatics Department at Banner in February 2010 and is a 2010 Medical Informatics MBL National Library of Medicine course fellow. He is board certified in both Family Medicine and Clinical Informatics with a Master of Healthcare Administration.

Martin Kon
Martin Kon President and COO Cohere

Martin Kon is president and COO of Cohere—the leading enterprise AI provider, training state-of-the-art large language models to deploy securely within enterprises’ data environments. At Cohere, Martin leads all commercial, financial, and operational activities.

Previously, Martin was CFO of YouTube, senior partner and managing director at BCG, and partner at Oliver Wyman.

Chris Lamb
Chris Lamb Vice President, GPU Computing Software Platforms, NVIDIA

Christopher Lamb is the VP of Software for Compute Platforms at NVIDIA, leading a global team in AI and high-performance computing platform development across various domains. He oversees CUDA, DGX/HGX clusters for AI, and DGX Cloud. With six patents in parallel processing, he holds a BS in Computer Engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Juan Loaiza
Juan Loaiza Executive Vice President, Oracle Mission-Critical Database Technologies

Juan Loaiza is executive vice president of mission-critical database technologies at Oracle.

He is responsible for leading product strategy, development, and management for the world’s leading transaction processing and engineered systems technologies, in the cloud and on-premises. His team is focused on automating and converging database technologies to make application development and operations dramatically easier, saving customers time and money and allowing them to focus on what matters most to them.

Juan holds BS and MS degrees in computer science from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. In 1988, he left the MIT doctoral program to join the Oracle Database engineering team and has been an innovator in database technologies ever since.

In his free time, Juan is an active supporter of more than 15 organizations around the world that work to conserve wildlife and wild places, including WildAid and Wildlife Conservation Network.

Clay Magouyrk
Clay Magouyrk Executive Vice President, Oracle Cloud Infrastructure Development

Clay Magouyrk leads Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI) product strategy, engineering, technical operations, and customer success.

Clay’s teams have designed OCI with enterprises in mind, building out private, public, government, and national security regions quickly around the world so regional data privacy, location, and disaster recovery requirements can be met. Security is built in so customers can focus on their core mission and not have to worry about being compromised. The focus on customers continues with the flexibility to migrate on-premises workloads to the cloud without rewriting them.

Clay’s experience is focused on performance-based cloud systems. Prior to joining Oracle in 2014, he was a senior engineer at Amazon and Amazon Web Services. Before that, he spent two years at Hilton Hotels in engineering. He holds a BS in electrical engineering from the University of Memphis.

Steve Miranda
Steve Miranda Executive Vice President, Oracle Applications Development

In a time of accelerating change, Steve Miranda leads one of Silicon Valley’s most innovative teams.

His Oracle Applications experts deliver the industry’s most complete and cutting-edge set of cloud applications for finance, HR, supply chain and manufacturing, and customer experience. They’re building transformative experiences for users and their mission is straightforward: put customers first by collaborating with them to understand their businesses, provide complete solutions, and help them beat their competitors.

His team’s commitment to excellence extends to everything they do. They thrive on solving complex business problems by unlocking value through emerging technologies such as artificial intelligence and machine learning, IoT, and blockchain. Steve and his team are equally passionate about organic user experience and are always incorporating the latest advances to make solutions intuitive and easy to use.

Under Steve’s leadership, Oracle continues to deliver on its promise to help applications customers innovate while leveraging and increasing the value of their current IT investments.

Greg Pavlik
Greg Pavlik Senior Vice President, AI and Data Management Services for Oracle Cloud Infrastructure

Greg Pavlik is Senior Vice President, AI and Data Management Services for Oracle Cloud Infrastructure. He is responsible for product strategy, the technical roadmap, and solution architecture initiatives. Pavlik’s primary focus is on data integration, big data, event streaming, and data science. His goal is to ensure Oracle has the most capable and performant platform in the market for end-to-end solutions in the cloud.

Before joining Oracle, Pavlik was chief product officer for Hortonworks, where he built out the core product engineering and support functions and helped create the on-premises big data industry from its early stages. Prior to that, Pavlik was vice president for product engineering at Oracle, responsible for integration products in the middleware portfolio. He started his career at Oracle focused on transaction processing and application server technology in 2002.

Pavlik has a BSE in materials science and engineering from the University of Pennsylvania and an MBA from the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania.

Mike Sicilia
Mike Sicilia Executive Vice President, Oracle Global Industries

Mike Sicilia is executive vice president of and responsible for Oracle’s vertical businesses globally.

These include Oracle Communications, Engineering and Construction, Energy and Water, Financial Services, Food and Beverage, Healthcare, Hospitality, Life Sciences, Retail, and State and Local Government. Working with his leadership team, he develops and sets research and development, operating, and go-to-market strategies for the individual industries.

Mike’s teams work with customers large and small to deliver world-class, cloud-based vertical operating solutions. These solutions—such as clinical trials management, energy efficiency, and 5G network modules, among others—have a profound impact on bettering human lives. Mike is passionate about using cloud technology to help Oracle’s customers better serve their customers and is a frequently requested speaker at industry events. He leads the team that manages philanthropic partnerships with governments worldwide in the fight against COVID-19 by leveraging Oracle-developed and donated clinical and citizen-facing applications.

Mike joined Oracle as part of its 2008 acquisition of Primavera Systems.

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