Neil Sholay, Head of Digital, Oracle
As head of Oracle Digital, Neil Sholay is responsible for Oracle’s go to market strategy and thought leadership for Oracle in the Digital marketplace. With responsibility for strategic growth areas of Social, Mobility, Cloud (Private & Public), Big Data, Internet of Things and Customer Experience.
With more than 15 years of IT experience, Mr. Sholay is a frequent speaker on the subjects of Future IT, Social, Cloud, Customer Experience, Mobility and IT Transformation. Mr. Sholay’s primary focus is market and business development which includes identifying new technology trends and developments and working closely with field sales & marketing to support Oracle’s strategic customers. Mr. Sholay has experience of working on large scale IT infrastructure and transformation projects across all industries and regions.
Prior to his appointment at Oracle, Mr. Sholay spent eight years with BEA Systems as Director of Telecom Markets, EMEA. In this role he acted as telecom domain expert for the company and was responsible for developing BEAs telecom strategy and bringing to market BEAs telecom product line; WebLogic Communications Platform. Mr. Sholay also spent two years with ATG as Wireless Industry manager and two years with the e-business systems integrator Infogain as a consultant and later as practice manager for their advanced technologies group.
Mr. Sholay started his career as a graduate with Sun Microsystems working for four years, initially as an engineer and then as part of the newly formed Java market development team which was the team that originally evangelized and brought the Java platform to market. Mr. Sholay holds a BA degree in Business Management from the London Institute.