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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

John Fowler

53 2010 Executive Vice President - Systems

Thomas Kurian

47 2009 Executive Vice President - Product Development

William West

52 2008 Senior Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer, Corporate Controller

Dorian Daley

55 2007 Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary

Safra Catz

52 2014 Chief Executive Officer, Director

Mark Hurd

57 2014 Chief Executive Officer, Director

Jeffrey Henley

69 2014 Vice Chairman of the Board

Lawrence Ellison

69 2014 Executive Chairman of the Board, Chief Technology Officer

Jeffrey Berg

66 1997 Independent Director

H. Raymond Bingham

68 2002 Independent Director

Michael Boskin

68 1994 Independent Director

Bruce Chizen

2008 Independent Director

George Conrades

75 2008 Independent Director

Hector Garcia-Molina

59 2001 Independent Director

Naomi Seligman

76 2005 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

John Fowler

Mr. John F. Fowler serves as Executive Vice President - Systems of Oracle Corp. Prior to joining company, Mr. Fowler served as Sun Microsystems, Inc.’s Executive Vice President, Systems Group from May 2006 to February 2010, as Executive Vice President, Network Systems Group from May 2004 to May 2006 and as Chief Technology Officer, Software Group from July 2002 to May 2004.

Thomas Kurian

Mr. Thomas Kurian serves as Executive Vice President - Product Development of Oracle Corp. He has been Executive Vice President, Product Development since July 2009. He served as Senior Vice President of Development from February 2001 until July 2009. Mr. Kurian worked in Oracle Server Technologies as Vice President of Development from March 1999 until February 2001. He also held various other positions with company since joining Oracle in 1996.

William West

Mr. William Corey West serves as Senior Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer, Corporate Controller of Oracle Corp. He has been Senior Vice President, Corporate Controller and Chief Accounting Officer since February 2008 and was Vice President, Corporate Controller and Chief Accounting Officer from April 2007 to February 2008. His previous experience includes 14 years with Arthur Andersen LLP, most recently as a partner.

Dorian Daley

Ms. Dorian E. Daley serves as Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary of Oracle Corp. She has been Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary since October 2007. She served as Vice President, Legal, Associate General Counsel and Assistant Secretary from June 2004 to October 2007, as Associate General Counsel and Assistant Secretary from October 2001 to June 2004 and as Associate General Counsel from February 2001 to October 2001. She held various other positions with company since joining Oracle’s Legal Department in 1992.

Safra Catz

Ms. Safra A. Catz has been appointed as Chief Executive Officer, Director of Oracle Corporation. She previously serves as President, Chief Financial Officer, Director of Oracle Corp. She has been a President since January 2004, CFO most recently since April 2011 and has served as a Director since October 2001. She was previously CFO from November 2005 until September 2008 and Interim CFO from April 2005 until July 2005. Prior to being named President, she held various other positions with us since joining Oracle in 1999. She also currently serves as a director of HSBC Holdings plc. In her current role at Oracle, Ms. Catz is primarily responsible for all operations at Oracle other than product development, sales and marketing, consulting, support and Oracle’s industry-specific global business units. Ms. Catz leads the execution of our acquisition strategy and integration of acquired companies and products. As a member of our Board, we benefit from Ms. Catz’s many years with Oracle and her unique expertise regarding Oracle’s strategic vision, management and operations. Prior to coming to Oracle, Ms. Catz developed deep technology industry experience as a managing director with the investment banking firm Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette from 1986 to 1999 covering the technology industry. Through this experience, Ms. Catz brings valuable insight regarding the technology industry, generally, and in particular in the execution of our acquisition strategy. In addition, Ms. Catz’s service as a director of another large, complex global organization provides the Board with important perspectives in its evaluation of Oracle’s practices and processes.

Mark Hurd

Mr. Mark V. Hurd has been appointed as Chief Executive Officer, Director of Oracle Corporation. He previously serves as President, Director of Oracle Corp. He has been a President and served as a Director since September 2010. Prior to joining us, he served as Chairman of the Board of Directors of Hewlett-Packard Company (HP) from September 2006 to August 2010 and as CEO, President and a member of the Board of Directors of HP from April 2005 to August 2010. From 2007 to 2010, Mr. Hurd served as a member of the Board of Directors of Newscorp, Inc. and served on the Governance Committee of Newscorp. In his current role at Oracle, Mr. Hurd is responsible for sales and marketing, consulting, support and Oracle’s industry-specific global business units. As a member of our Board, we benefit from Mr. Hurd’s insight as he guides Oracle’s sales and marketing efforts, manages our support and consulting organizations and acts as a primary contact for our customers. As the former CEO of HP and NCR Corporation, Mr. Hurd brings to the Board first-hand experience in successfully leading and managing large, complex global sales, support and consulting organizations in the technology industry. Mr. Hurd’s hardware experience is particularly important to us given our continuing focus on enhancing our hardware systems business. In addition, Mr. Hurd’s prior experience as Chairman of HP’s board and as a director of another large, public company provides the Board with important perspectives in its evaluation of Oracle’s practices and processes.

Jeffrey Henley

Mr. Jeffrey O. Henley has been appointed as Vice Chairman of the Board of Oracle Corporation. He previously serves as Chairman of the Board of Oracle Corp. He has served as Chairman of the Board since January 2004 and as a Director since June 1995. He served as Executive Vice President and CFO from March 1991 to July 2004. Our Board benefits from Mr. Henley’s many years with Oracle and his significant expertise and knowledge regarding our strategic vision, management and operations. Mr. Henley meets regularly with significant Oracle customers and is instrumental in closing major commercial transactions worldwide. This role allows Mr. Henley to remain close to our customers and the technology industry, generally. Mr. Henley also brings to the Board significant financial and accounting expertise from his service as our former CFO, as well as CFO and other finance positions held by Mr. Henley prior to his joining Oracle.

Lawrence Ellison

Mr. Lawrence J. Ellison has been appointed as Executive Chairman of the Board, Chief Technology Officer of Oracle Corporation. He was Chief Executive Officer, Director of Oracle Corp. He has been CEO and a Director since he founded Oracle in June 1977. He served as Chairman of the Board from May 1995 to January 2004. Mr. Ellison is Oracle’s founder and has served as our CEO since we commenced operations in June 1977. Mr. Ellison is widely regarded as a technology visionary and one of the world’s most successful business executives. Mr. Ellison’s familiarity and knowledge of our technologies and product offerings are unmatched. He continues to lead the development and execution of our business, technology and acquisition strategies and for more than 30 years has successfully steered Oracle in new strategic directions in order to adapt to and stay ahead of our competition and changing industry trends. Mr. Ellison is our largest stockholder, owning approximately 25% of the outstanding shares of our common stock, directly aligning his interests with those of all of our stockholders.

Jeffrey Berg

Mr. Jeffrey S. Berg is an Independent Director of Oracle Corporation. He is member of the Governance Committee since October 2001 and as a member of the Committee on Independence Issues (the “Independence Committee”) since July 2012. He has been an agent in the entertainment industry for over 35 years. Mr. Berg is the founder and Chairman of Resolution, a talent and literary agency. Between 1985 and May 2012, he was the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer (“CEO”) of International Creative Management, Inc. (ICM), a talent agency for the entertainment industry. He has served as Co-Chair of California’s Council on Information Technology and was President of the Executive Board of the College of Letters and Sciences at the University of California at Berkeley. He is currently on the Board of Trustees of the Anderson School of Management at the University of California at Los Angeles. As the former CEO of ICM, Mr. Berg brings to the Board over 25 years of leadership experience running one of the world’s preeminent full service talent agencies in the entertainment industry. Mr. Berg’s prior experience as CEO and as a representative of some of the world’s most well-known celebrities offers the Board a unique perspective with respect to managing a global brand in rapidly-changing industries and in management, compensation, and operational matters.

H. Raymond Bingham

Mr. H. Raymond Bingham is an Independent Director of Oracle Corporation. He has served as a Director and as a member of the Finance and Audit Committee (the “F&A Committee”) since November 2002, as Chair of the F&A Committee since July 2012, as a member and Chair of the Independence Committee since July 2003, and as an alternate member of the Governance Committee since July 2012. He has been an Advisory Director of General Atlantic LLC, a leading global private equity firm providing capital for growth companies driven by information technology or intellectual property, since January 2010 and Managing Director from September 2005 to December 2009. From April 1993 to July 2005, Mr. Bingham served in various capacities at Cadence Design Systems, Inc., a supplier of electronic design automation software and services, including as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer (“CFO”), President and CEO, director and, most recently, as Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors. Mr. Bingham was formerly a director of STMicroelectronics N.V. until June 2013. Mr. Bingham currently serves as a director of Flextronics International, Spansion Inc., Dice Holdings, Inc. and Fusion-io, Inc. As the former CEO of Cadence, Mr. Bingham brings to the Board first-hand experience in successfully leading and managing a large, complex global organization in the technology industry. In particular, Mr. Bingham’s experience in leading Cadence’s global expansion into India, China and Russia and the extension of Cadence’s technology leadership through a series of strategic acquisitions, internal research and development and venture investments provides the Board with a perspective readily applicable to challenges faced by Oracle. Mr. Bingham’s current role at General Atlantic requires him to be very familiar with companies driven by information technology or intellectual property.

Michael Boskin

Dr. Michael J. Boskin is an Independent Director of Oracle Corporation. He is member of the F&A Committee since July 1994 and Vice Chair of the F&A Committee since August 2005, and as a member of the Governance Committee since July 1994 and Chair of the Governance Committee since July 2012. He is the Tully M. Friedman Professor of Economics and Hoover Institution Senior Fellow at Stanford University, where he has been on the faculty since 1971. He is CEO and President of Boskin & Co., Inc., a consulting firm. He was Chairman of the President’s Council of Economic Advisers from February 1989 until January 1993. Dr. Boskin also currently serves as a director of Exxon Mobil Corporation. Dr. Boskin is recognized internationally for his research on world economic growth, tax and budget theory and policy, U.S. saving and consumption patterns, and the implications of changing technology and demography on capital, labor, and product markets. He brings to the Board significant economic and financial expertise and provides the Board with a unique perspective on a number of challenges faced by Oracle due to its global operations, including, for example, questions regarding international tax and monetary policy, treasury functions, currency exposure, general economic and labor trends and risks. In addition, Dr. Boskin’s experience as CEO of his consultancy firm and as a director of large, complex global organizations provides the Board with important perspectives in its evaluation of Oracle’s practices and processes.

Bruce Chizen

Mr. Bruce R. Chizen is an Independent Director of Oracle Corporation, since July 24, 2008. He is Chair of the Compensation Committee since January 2011, as a member of the Compensation Committee since October 2010, and as a member of the F&A Committee since February 2013. He is currently an independent consultant and has served as Senior Adviser to Permira Advisers LLP since July 2008 and as a Venture Partner at Voyager Capital since August 2009. Mr. Chizen served as a strategic adviser to Adobe Systems Incorporated, a provider of design, imaging and publishing software for print, Internet and dynamic media production, from November 2007 through November 2008. From December 2000 to November 2007, Mr. Chizen served as CEO of Adobe and as its President from April 2000 to January 2005. He also served as Adobe’s acting CFO from November 2006 to February 2007. From August 1998 to April 2000 he was Adobe’s Executive Vice President, Products and Marketing. Mr. Chizen joined Adobe Systems in August 1994 and held various positions in its Consumer Products Division and Graphics Products Division. He served as a director of Adobe from December 2000 to April 2008. Mr. Chizen also currently serves as a director of Synopsys, Inc. As the former CEO of Adobe, Mr. Chizen brings to the Board first-hand experience in successfully leading and managing a large, complex global organization in the technology industry. In particular, Mr. Chizen’s experience in heading the extension of Adobe’s product leadership provides the Board with a perspective applicable to challenges faced by Oracle. In addition, Mr. Chizen’s current roles at Permira and Voyager require him to be very familiar with companies driven by information technology or intellectual property, which provides the Board with valuable insights in its deliberations regarding Oracle’s acquisition and product strategies.

George Conrades

Mr. George H. Conrades is an Independent Director of Oracle Corporation, since January 17, 2008. He has served as member of the Governance Committee since July 2008, and as a member of the Compensation Committee since January 2011. He has served as Chairman of Akamai Technologies, Inc., a service provider for accelerating and improving the delivery of content and applications over the Internet, since May 2005 and as a Venture Partner at Polaris Venture Partners, an early stage investment company, since August 1998. He served as Chairman and CEO of Akamai Technologies from April 1999 to May 2005. Mr. Conrades also currently serves as a director of Harley-Davidson, Inc. and Ironwood Pharmaceuticals, Inc. As the former CEO of Akamai, Mr. Conrades brings to the Board first-hand experience in successfully leading and managing a large, complex global organization in the technology industry. Mr. Conrades’ experience provides the Board with a perspective applicable to challenges faced by Oracle. In addition, Mr. Conrades’ current role at Polaris requires him to be very familiar with growth companies, including those driven by information technology or intellectual property, which provides the Board with valuable insights in its deliberations regarding Oracle’s acquisition and product strategies. Mr. Conrades’ service as a director of large, complex global organizations, as well as smaller private companies, provides the Board with important perspectives in its evaluation of Oracle’s practices and processes.

Hector Garcia-Molina

Dr. Hector Garcia-Molina,Ph.D., is an Independent Director of Oracle Corporation, since October 2001. He has served as a Director since October 2001 and as a member of the Independence Committee since August 2005. He has been the Leonard Bosack and Sandra Lerner Professor in the Departments of Computer Science and Electrical Engineering at Stanford University since October 1995 and served as Chairman of the Department of Computer Science from January 2001 to December 2004. He has been a professor at Stanford University since January 1992. From August 1994 until December 1997, he was the Director of the Computer Systems Laboratory at Stanford University. Widely regarded as an expert in computer science, Mr. Garcia-Molina brings to the Board significant technical expertise in the fields of computer science, generally, and database technology, specifically. Mr. Garcia-Molina is the author of numerous books, journal articles, papers and reports documenting his research on a variety of technology subjects, including distributed computing systems, digital libraries and database systems. Mr. Garcia-Molina is a Fellow of the Association for Computing Machinery and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and, from 1997 to 2001, was a member the President’s Information Technology Advisory Committee. Mr. Garcia-Molina also serves as a Venture Advisor for Onset Ventures and is a member of technical advisory boards of numerous private companies. In these roles, and as a former director of other public companies, Mr. Garcia-Molina has helped oversee the strategy and operations of other technology companies and brings a valuable technical and industry-specific perspective to the Board’s consideration of Oracle’s product strategy, competitive positioning and current and future technology trends.

Naomi Seligman

Ms. Naomi O. Seligman is an Independent Director of Oracle Corporation. She has served as a Director since November 2005 and as a member of the Compensation Committee since June 2006. She is a senior partner at Ostriker von Simson, a technology research firm which chairs the CIO Strategy Exchange. Since 1999, this forum has brought together senior executives in four vital quadrants of the IT sector. From 1977 until June 1999, Ms. Seligman served as a co-founder and senior partner of the Research Board, Inc., a private sector institution sponsored by 100 chief information officers from major global corporations. Ms. Seligman also currently serves as a director of Akamai Technologies, Inc and iGate Corporation.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

John Fowler

15,772,400

Thomas Kurian

31,635,700

William West

--

Dorian Daley

--

Safra Catz

43,590,600

Mark Hurd

43,592,600

Jeffrey Henley

4,154,120

Lawrence Ellison

78,440,704

Jeffrey Berg

--

H. Raymond Bingham

--

Michael Boskin

--

Bruce Chizen

--

George Conrades

--

Hector Garcia-Molina

--

Naomi Seligman

--
As Of 30 May 2013

Options Compensation

Name Options Value

John Fowler

500,000 2,817,650

Thomas Kurian

3,697,500 47,594,200

William West

0 0

Dorian Daley

0 0

Safra Catz

12,750,000 42,320,900

Mark Hurd

1,325,000 8,938,700

Jeffrey Henley

17,306,272 126,009,650

Lawrence Ellison

76,100,000 644,137,200

Jeffrey Berg

0 0

H. Raymond Bingham

0 0

Michael Boskin

0 0

Bruce Chizen

0 0

George Conrades

0 0

Hector Garcia-Molina

0 0

Naomi Seligman

0 0
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