Former Infosys CEO Vishal Sikka, has been nominated to the board of directors of Oracle. Sikka has also recently launched his AI startup Vianai Systems and happens to be a leading expert in the field of AI and Machine Learning.
In his new role as a member of the board, Sikka will be guiding Oracle develop its business value in a fast-changing technological environment.
“Vishal is one of the world’s leading experts in AI and Machine Learning,” said Larry Ellison, CTO and Chairman, Oracle. “His expertise and experience makes him ideally suited to provide strategic vision and expert advice to Oracle and its customers.”
Prior to launching Vianai, Sikka was also a leading top executive at SAP and the CEO of Infosys.
“Vishal clearly understands how Oracle’s Gen2 Cloud Infrastructure, AUtonomous Database, and Applications come together in the Oracle Cloud to help our customers drive business value and adapt to change,” said Safra Catz, CEO, Oracle said.
Sikka said that Oracle’s positioning in the market in terms of its applications and infrastructure ensures that by leveraging the right kind of new technologies, the company will be poised for growth in the future of work.
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