Oracle Corporation founder and chief executive Larry Ellison topped the list of best-paid executives of the decade with 1.84 billion dollars, according to a report in the Wall Street Journal.The 65-year-old software pioneer, who founded Oracle in 1977, beat Internet tycoon Barry Diller into second place on just over one billion dollars.Ellison has a 23 percent stake in the company, the Journal reported in Monday's editions.
Last week, after Oracle announced it was buying a company called Responsys for $27.00 per share in cash, investors turned around and drove up the price of Responsys to $27.40. And the stock today is still trading today above $27 (at about $27.24).
By Eli Inkrot:I have a feeling that I'm not going to win many fans this way, but I believe that I can handle any potential push back. If you've been reading through some of the current business headlines, you might have noticed Oracle (ORCL) CEO Larry Ellison is in a bit of hot water.
By Dana Blankenhorn: At the Wall Street Journal's annual tech conference this week, Oracle (ORCL) CEO Larry Ellison wowed the crowd by teasing the idea that Oracle is about to out-cloud the cloud with its cloudy, cloud-like better-than-a-cloud cloudy cloud offerings. Next week.
On Sunday, Oracle CEO Larry Ellison launched several new products to kick off Oracle's massive conference going on this week in San Francisco. And on Monday his two biggest competitors are already bristling.
Outspoken Oracle CEO Larry Ellison is not a fan of Google CEO Larry Page. In an interview with Charlie Rose at CBS, Ellison accused Google of stealing Oracle's tools to make Android happen. Here's the transcript from CBS: