Mark Hurd is a well known name in IT industry which needs no introduction at all. But for those who don’t know Oracle’s Mark Hurd, well he is the acting Co-CEO of the Oracle Corporation and is working with this IT giant. Recently, the founder and chairman of Oracle Corporation has taken a step back to welcome the two Co-CEO of the company who are Mark Hurd and Savra Catz. Mark first joined Oracle in 2010 and in 2014 he was named as the Co-CEO of the company. Before working in Oracle as the CEO, Mark has worked with HP and with NCR Corporation as the CEO of the Company. This is the third time in a row when Mark has been offered the position of CEO in a company. There are many reasons which have made him so successful in his professional life. Some of the highlights of his life are mentioned below.
Earned Scholarship – Mark has earned himself a scholarship for tennis in his school days. He has always had a huge interest in playing tennis since he was a kid. Mark has used the tennis scholarship to pay for his college education. He has earned a bachelor’s degree in Business administration from Baylor University and is currently a member in board of regents of Baylor University.
CEO of three companies – Mark has made the achievement of being a CEO of three different companies in a row. He first joined the NCR Corporation and worked with the company for 25 years, after resigning from NCR Corporation he joined HP and worked as a CEO of the company. Now, currently he is working with the Oracle Corporation as the Co-CEO of the company.
Doesn’t belong to IT – Mark doesn’t belong to IT industry as he is a BBA in sales. But still he has managed to reach the top position in IT based company.