2012-2013 Season

Reinventing America: The Transformational Power of Technology

 Jeff  Henley

Jeff Henley
Oracle Corporation

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From the rust belt to the farm belt, U.S. companies are leveraging new technologies to reinvigorate operations and reinvent their industries. Join Oracle Chairman Jeff Henley to learn how transformational technologies like big data, business analytics, and mobile, social, and cloud computing platforms are helping companies across America find new growth opportunities in today's uncertain economic environment.
  • Meeting Date: Wednesday, November 14, 2012
  • Time: 11:30 a.m.
  • Location: Detroit Marriott at the Renaissance Center


 Stephen R. Polk

Stephen R. Polk Chairman, President & CEO
Highgate LLC


Speaker Biography

Jeff Henley   
Jeffrey O. Henley is Chairman of Oracle Corporation. He has held this position since January 2004.

Henley was Oracle's Chief Financial Officer and an Executive Vice President from March 1991 to July 2004, and he has been a member of Oracle's Board of Directors since June 1995. He also serves on Oracle's Executive Management Committee.

Prior to joining Oracle in 1991, Henley served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at Pacific Holding Company, a privately held company with diversified interests in manufacturing and real estate, and as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at Saga Corporation, a multibillion-dollar food service company. He also served as Director of Finance at Memorex Corporation in its large storage division, and as Controller of International Operations at Fairchild Camera and Instrument Corporation.

Henley is a member of the Board of Governors for the Boys and Girls Clubs of America and serves on both the Chancellor's Advisory Council and the International Advisory Council of the Engineering College for the University of California at Santa Barbara. He is also a member of the Board of Directors of Digital Consumer Solutions Inc., which operates a digital-out-of home signage network for retail advertisers, and serves on the Advisory Board of InTouch Technologies, a provider of remote presence solutions for healthcare providers.

Henley has a BA in economics from the University of California at Santa Barbara and an MBA in finance from UCLA. In 2004, he received the UCLA Anderson School's Outstanding Alumnus award.