Persons

Lawrence Joseph Allison

Name: Lawrence Joseph Allison
Born:17.08.1944
Alma mater:University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and University of Chicago
Title: American entrepreneur, co-founder, chairman and chief technology officer (CTO) of Oracle Corporation, former chief executive officer (CEO) of Oracle (1976-2014), largest shareholder in NetSuite (acquired by Oracle in 2016 for $9.3bn), initial investor in Salesforce.com.
Wealth: $62.5bn (May 2019)
Hobbies: Ellison has always had a particular passion for jets, yachts and golf - a passion that has only grown stronger during his time at Oracle. Later, the head of Oracle even bought his own golf club.
Lifestyle credo: Whenever my greed made me try to make a quick buck, it resulted in a big loss.