ORACLE CORPORATION PRESIDENT CHARLES PHILLIPS SERVES AS FEATURED SPEAKER AT HOUSTON TECHNOLOGY FORUM
More than 600 business and community leaders will gather at the Hilton Americas hotel in downtown Houston for the event to learn more about Oracle’s corporate vision and the company’s commitment to
Phillips’ speech entitled, “The Evolving Information Age,” will discuss the impact of information, and how it creates value for companies, and will outline his vision for successfully conducting business in an evolving information age. He will also discuss what new technologies and tools are available to enable companies to better organize and access their enterprise data.
Phillips has been recognized as an industry leader and was most recently named by Black Enterprise magazine as one of the “75 Most Powerful Blacks in Corporate America.” In 1994, Phillips was ranked the No. 1 enterprise software industry analyst by Institutional Investor magazine.
As president and member of the board of directors for Oracle, Phillips is responsible for global field operations including consulting, marketing, sales, alliances and channels, and customer programs, as well as corporate strategy. Prior to joining Oracle, Mr. Phillips was a managing director with Morgan Stanley in its technology group. Prior to his career on Wall Street, Mr. Phillips was a Captain in the United States Marine Corps. Mr. Phillips holds a BS in Computer Science from the United States Air Force Academy, an MBA from Hampton
Rod Canion, chairman of the Houston Technology Council and founder of Compaq Computer Corporation, is scheduled to introduce Phillips at the event. Underwriters for the event include Oracle Corporation, Houston Chronicle, AT&T, Ernst & Young, LLP and Hibernia Bank.
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