Controversial ex-HP CEO Mark Hurd quickly rebounds as co-pres of Oracle

by Knowlton Thomas

oracleJust one month after the storied Mark Hurd resigned from Hewlett-Packard, he's now the co-president of Oracle.

Mark was neck-high in murky waters over allegations some rather improper business practice, such as sexual harassment. But Oracle doesn't seem to mind.

“Mark did a brilliant job at HP and I expect he’ll do even better at Oracle,” Oracle CEO Larry Ellison said in statement. “There is no executive in the IT world with more relevant experience than Mark.”

Let's see what salvation Mark brings to Oracle.

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Knowlton Thomas

Knowlton Thomas

Knowlton is the managing editor of Techvibes and author of Tempest Bound. Based in Vancouver, Knowlton has been published in national publications and has also appeared on television and radio. Previously he was an editor for New Westminster weekly The Other Press and served on its board of directors. When not working, Knowlton enjoys hiking, tennis, and martial arts. more

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