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Oracle Corporation

February 25, 2014 08:00 ET

Oracle Industry Connect Brings Together Leaders to Share Insight and Industry-Specific Best Practices at New Conference

REDWOOD SHORES, CA--(Marketwired - Feb 25, 2014) - Oracle (NYSE: ORCL)

News Summary
Oracle announces a new leadership event, Oracle Industry Connect, which will gather executives from communications, financial services, health sciences, retail, utilities and other project-management intensive industries to showcase how they tackle complex business challenges and drive innovation in their specific industries. The event will take place March 25-26, 2014, in Boston.

News Facts

  • As part of its commitment to developing best-in-class, industry-specific business solutions and helping its customers successfully transform their businesses. Oracle is launching a new leadership event, Oracle Industry Connect, scheduled for March 25-26, 2014, in Boston.
  • The conference will feature business leaders highlighting success stories and sharing best practices and deep domain expertise in industry-specific program tracks focused on Communications, Financial Services, Health Sciences, Retail, Utilities, and other project-management intensive industries, such as Oil and Gas and Engineering.
  • Featured speakers include:
    • Cathy Bessant, global technology and operations executive, Bank of America
    • Dan Hesse, chief executive officer, Sprint
    • Karen Katz, chief executive officer and president, Neiman Marcus Group
    • Tom Pike, chief executive officer, Quintiles
    • Tom May, chief executive officer, Northeast Utilities
    • Sal Laher, chief information officer, Eskom
  • James Cash, Professor and Sr. Associate Dean Emeritus, Harvard Business School will kick off the program with a discussion of evolving market dynamics with event hosts, Oracle President Mark Hurd and Oracle Executive Vice President, Global Business Units, Bob Weiler.
  • Oracle Industry Connect will also feature networking opportunities for attendees to exchange ideas with industry peers.

Supporting Quotes

  • "Oracle Industry Connect will provide attendees with an opportunity to engage with leaders in their own industry to have face-to-face discussions about today's toughest business challenges. We are pleased to offer this event to help build a community in which today's industry innovators can share deep domain expertise, offer fresh ideas about accelerating transformation in their specific business sector, and exchange technology and leadership best practices," said Bob Weiler, executive vice president, Global Business Units, Oracle.

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