Oracle OpenWorld Executive Keynotes to Address Complexity, Cost, and Cloud

Oracle has announced its executive keynote lineup for Oracle OpenWorld 2014, which will take place September 28 through October 2 at San Francisco’s Moscone Center. All keynotes will be delivered in Moscone North, Hall D.

Oracle CEO Larry Ellison will deliver the OpenWorld opening keynote on Sunday, September 28, at 5 pm, as well as a second keynote on Tuesday, September 30, at 1:30 pm.

On Monday at 8:30 am, Oracle president Mark Hurd will kick off the first full day of the conference with a discussion addressing how companies are successfully embracing technology, including cloud, engineered systems, and analytics, to reduce cost and complexity and create an effective modern enterprise that delivers great experiences to both employees and customers.

In addition, on Tuesday, September 30, at 8 am, Thomas Kurian, executive vice president of product development at Oracle, will talk about how the cloud from SaaS to PaaS to IaaS, to new offerings such as Data as a Service can turn IT from a cost center into a center of innovation, growth, and customer insights. 

The final Oracle executive keynote will be delivered on Wednesday, October 1, at  8:30 am, by John Fowler, executive vice president of systems at Oracle, who will discuss how real-time enterprises using cloud, database, and high-performance engineered systems technology, can achieve innovations such as a continuous real-time view of customers, always-reconciled financials, deep instant analytics, and always-ready services for mobile.

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