John Fowler is Executive Vice President of Systems. Mr. Fowler has extensive experience in corporate strategy as well as systems and software development. Before coming to Oracle in 2010, when the company acquired Sun, he worked at Sun for more than 14 years, where he served in several influential roles, including Executive Vice President of Sun’s Systems Group; Chief Technology Officer for Sun’s Software organization; and Executive Vice President of Sun’s x64 Systems Group, focused on delivering industry-standard network computing systems for Solaris, Linux, and Windows. At Oracle, Mr. Fowler continues to be responsible for the delivery of all Sun systems products, including SPARC and x64-based servers, as well as networking and disk and tape storage products. Additionally, he is responsible for systems software, including Oracle Solaris.