Oracle, the world-renowned software company, is headquartered in Redwood City, California, and is led by Chairman Jeff Henley and Chief Executive Officer Larry Ellison.
Larry Ellison, the CEO of Oracle, is one of the world's most highly paid chief executive officers. His annual salary is estimated to be around $96 million, making him the highest paid CEO in the world.
Oracle has made a long-term commitment to the Golden State Warriors, signing a ten-year sponsorship deal that includes renaming the Oakland Arena to the Oracle Arena.
In 2005, Oracle made a major move in the database industry by releasing 10g Express Edition (XE), their first completely free database.
Oracle's success story began with its utilization of the C programming language in its products.