Mark Hurd is President of Oracle Corporation and a Member of the company's Board of Directors.
He joined Oracle in 2010, bringing more than 30 years of Technology Industry Leadership, Computer Hardware Expertise, and Executive Management Experience to his role with the company.
Before joining Oracle, Hurd served as Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer, and President of HP, where his focus on customers, innovation, improved operational efficiency, and execution led to significant company growth.
Prior to that, he spent 25 years at NCR Corporation, where he held a variety of Management, Operations, Sales, and Marketing roles, ultimately serving as the company's Chief Executive Officer and President and leading a successful effort to improve operational efficiency, strengthen the product line, and drive growth.
Mark Hurd was listed as one of Forbes' Market's Best Managers for 2009.
In 2007, Hurd was named one of Fortune Magazine's 25 Most Powerful People in Business.
He was recognized multiple times by Business 2.0 magazine as one of the 50 Who Matter Now and by Barron's in its Best CEOs lists.
The San Francisco Chronicle honored him as the 2008 CEO of the Year. He appeared on CRN's 25 Most Influential Executives list in three separate years and was twice one of CRN's Top 25 Executives.
Hurd earned a Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration in 1979 from Baylor University, in Waco, Texas, which he attended on a tennis scholarship.
He continues to show his passion for tennis, supporting Baylor's national championship tennis program through philanthropic donations to upgrade and renovate facilities in the Hurd Tennis Building, which is part of the Hurd Tennis Center.
He also supports the Baylor Bear Foundation and the Men's Tennis Excellence Fund. He has been honored with the 2012-2013 Baylor Meritorious Achievement Award—the Baylor Legacy Award—in recognition of his extraordinary service and philanthropy to Baylor.
Since joining Oracle, Hurd has worked to share Oracle's strategy and vision with customers, partners, shareholders, and investors. Our strategy is complete stack, open, best-of-breed at every single layer of the architecture, he says. We vertically integrate those best-of-breed pieces for extreme performance and total-cost-of-ownership benefit to give you differentiation. Our products are designed to be the best technology at every single layer of the stack, and then be vertically integrated. We want to give customers choices for how they access that technology—on premises, building a private cloud, using a public cloud, or a hybrid cloud combination. It's your choice how you get access to all of this technology.
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