LARRY ELLISON

  • Oracle's colourful cofounder Larry Ellison steps aside as CEO September 19, 2014

    San Francisco: Oracle cofounder 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 bestknown technology companies. With the changing of the guard announced...
  • Oracle's Ellison buys Hawaii's sixthlargest island June 21, 2012

    Hawaii: Billionaire Oracle CEO Larry Ellison bought 98 per cent of Hawaiis sixthlargest island, Lanai, the states governor announced on Wednesday. Ellison, ranked in 2012 as Americas thirdrichest 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 February 18, 2011

    Woodside: Apple Inc. chief executive Steve Jobs, on medical leave from the company he cofounded, 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 bestpaid executives in public companies during the past decade, receiving USD 1.84 billion as compensation, according to a Wall Street Journal analysis. Sixtyfiveyearold Ellison, who founded Oracle in 1977, holds 23 percent stake in the...