|Baylor University, BA||1979|
Mark Hurd is the Co-President at Oracle, which he joined in early September 2010. Prior to Oracle, Hurd had most recently served as chief executive officer and president of HP and a member of the companyâ€™s board of directors since early 2005. In September 2006, he was named chairman of the board. Hurd was forced out of his position at HP in August 2010.
Prior to joining HP, Hurd spent 25 years at NCR Corp., where he held a variety of management, operations, and sales and marketing roles that culminated in his two-year tenure as chief executive officer and president. His leadership was marked by successful efforts to improve operations, bolster the position of NCRâ€™s product line and build a strong executive team.
Hurd is a member of the Technology CEO Council, a coalition of chairmen and chief executive officers of IT companies, which develops and advocates public policy positions on technology and trade issues.
He earned a bachelorâ€™s degree in business administration in 1979 from Baylor University.