SOURCE: Strategic News Service

Strategic News Service

May 17, 2013 14:23 ET

Oracle President Mark Hurd to Speak at Future in Review Event

Global Thought Leaders Converge to Work on Solving Some of the World's Challenges in Real-Time

SEATTLE, WA--(Marketwired - May 17, 2013) - Oracle President Mark Hurd will be featured in a Centerpiece Conversation during the 11th annual Future in Review (FiRe) technology conference. This will be Hurd's third appearance at the annual technology and economic conference, described the by The Economist as "the best technology conference in the world."

The President of Oracle Corporation and a member of the company's Board of Directors, Mark Hurd 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. As President, Mr. Hurd oversees the corporate direction and strategy for Oracle's global field operations, including marketing, sales, consulting, alliances and channels, and support. He focuses on strategy, leadership, innovation, and customers. Before joining Oracle, Mr. 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.

"Technology is a vital part of everything we do and it continues to create new challenges and opportunities. The FiRe conference brings together global leaders to address the most important technology and economic issues impacting our world today and I'm pleased to be a part of it," said Mark Hurd, President of Oracle.

Future in Review is an annual gathering of world-class thought leaders in technology and economics, convened each year with the goals of providing the best look forward in these fields, and of using technology to solve major world challenges. These goals have been consistently achieved through FiRe's collaboration across disparate industries and through active support from the FiRe community. Now in its 11th year, FiRe 2013 will take place May 21-24 at the beautiful Montage Hotel in Laguna Beach, California.

"We're looking forward to our 11th annual gathering. It's amazing to see world class thought leaders coming together in real time to solve some of the world's most challenging issues," said Mark Anderson, FiRe Chair and Strategic News Service CEO.

To view the list of FiRe participants and selected speakers, visit www.futureinreview.com. Registration is nearly full.

Strategic News Service was founded by Mark Anderson in 1995 as the first subscriber-based online news service. Since its inception, SNS has proven the most accurate predictive report covering technology and the global economy. Its subscribers include top managers at technology and finance companies across the globe, including Oracle, Microsoft, Dell, HP, Cisco, Intel, Google, British Telecom, SpaceX, Amazon, Telstra, and others.

SNS has been operating the annual FiRe Conference since 2003. FiRe exposes world experts and participants to new ideas, and conversations about them, producing an accurate portrait of the future; and focuses on creating technology solutions to current local and global problems. FiRe 2013 will take place May 21-24 at the Montage Resort in Laguna Beach, CA. For more information go to www.futureinreview.com.

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