Etsy CEO: Machine Learning is Opening Up a Whole New Opportunity
Etsy CEO: Machine Learning is Opening Up a Whole New Opportunity

Etsy CEO Josh Silverman says that “machine learning is opening up a whole new opportunity” for the company to organize 50 million items into a discovery platform that makes buying an enjoyable experience and also is profitable for sellers.

RingCentral CEO: All of the Legacy Providers Are in Secular Decline
RingCentral CEO: All of the Legacy Providers Are in Secular Decline

RingCentral founder and CEO Vlad Shmunis spoke with Jim Cramer on CNBC about how they are competing and leading in cloud communications, winning business from huge legacy companies such as Cisco and Avaya.

How to Use Email Segmentation to Drive Conversions
How to Use Email Segmentation to Drive Conversions

Email is still a very powerful marketing tool. Contrary to proclamations that it’s a dying…

Scott Belsky: Augmented Reality Will Be Bigger than the Web
Scott Belsky: Augmented Reality Will Be Bigger than the Web

Adobe’s Scott Belsky says that augmented reality will be as big or bigger than the Web itself. “Augmented reality, to me, is the next major medium,” says Belsky. “I actually would go on the record saying that I think someday AR will be as big, if not bigger, than the Web because it will literally be everywhere.”

Box CEO Sees the Underlying Value of Box Increasing Because of IBM-Red Hat Deal
Box CEO Sees the Underlying Value of Box Increasing Because of IBM-Red Hat Deal

Box CEO Aaron Levie says that the IBM-Red Hat Deal showed what the underlying value of incumbent technology companies like Salesforce, ServiceNow, and “hopefully Box” is potentially worth.

SAP CEO: It’s All About the Customer Experience
SAP CEO: It’s All About the Customer Experience

SAP CEO Bill McDermott, in a wide-ranging interview with Bloomberg talked about enterprises moving to the cloud, competing with Oracle’s new autonomous database, competing with Salesforce, and its huge business in China.

IBM CEO: Red Hat Purchase is About Resetting the Cloud Landscape
IBM CEO: Red Hat Purchase is About Resetting the Cloud Landscape

IBM’s $33 billion all-cash deal for Red Hat is expected to literally reset the cloud landscape says IBM CEO Ginni Rometty. “This now changes the cloud battle to open, which is what we both are together, to proprietary. This allows them to move mission-critical work safely and securely,” said Rometty.

Larry Ellison: Amazon uses Oracle, not Amazon to Run Their Business... Because AWS is Not Good Enough
Larry Ellison: Amazon uses Oracle, not Amazon to Run Their Business… Because AWS is Not Good Enough

Oracle co-founder Larry Ellison says that Amazon does not even use their own database to run their business. “Amazon runs their entire business on top of Oracle, on top of the Oracle Database,” Ellison said.

Oracle CEO: What’s In Our DNA Deeply is to Build for the Future
Oracle CEO: What’s In Our DNA Deeply is to Build for the Future

Oracle CEO Mark Hurd says that because they have a founder like Larry Ellison they are focused on generational changes. “At the end of the day what’s in our DNA deeply is to build for the future,” said Hurd.

Oracle CEO: Three Big Things in the Gen 2 Cloud… Security, Security, Security
Oracle CEO: Three Big Things in the Gen 2 Cloud… Security, Security, Security

Oracle’s Larry Ellison introduced the Generation 2 Cloud at Oracle OpenWorld 2018 yesterday with a primary emphasis on security. “Other clouds have been around for a long time, and they were not designed for the enterprise,” Ellison said.