Larry Ellison

  • Oracle's colourful co-founder Larry Ellison steps aside as CEO Yesterday

    San Francisco: Oracle co-founder Larry Ellison is stepping aside as CEO after 37 years at the helm of the business software maker, ending a colourful reign marked by his flamboyant behaviour and outlandish wealth amassed while building one of the world's best-known technology companies. With the changing of the guard announced...
  • Oracle's Ellison buys Hawaii's sixth-largest island June 21, 2012

    Hawaii: Billionaire Oracle CEO Larry Ellison bought 98 per cent of Hawaiis sixth-largest island, Lanai, the states governor announced on Wednesday. Ellison, ranked in 2012 as Americas third-richest man, is purchasing the property from fellow billionaire David Murdock. Murdocks Castle and Cooke Inc, which owns all but 2 per cent...
  • Steve Jobs attends tech CEO meeting with Obama March 3, 2011

    Woodside: Apple Inc. chief executive Steve Jobs, on medical leave from the company he co-founded, attended a meeting of technology industry leaders with US President Barack Obama in northern California on Thursday. Jobs, a pancreatic cancer survivor, was joined by Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg, Google Inc Chief Executive Eric Schmidt, Oracle...
  • Oracle's Ellison best paid CEO for decade July 27, 2010

    New York: Software major Oracle Corp founder and chief executive Larry Ellison topped the list of best-paid executives in public companies during the past decade, receiving USD 1.84 billion as compensation, according to a Wall Street Journal analysis. Sixtyfive-year-old Ellison, who founded Oracle in 1977, holds 23 percent stake in the...