Don’t worry, he doesn’t appear to be anyone who’s too big of a deal in the tech world — as in, he’s not the founder or CEO of the Palo Alto-based software company he’s affiliated with.
Larry Ellison, the founder and chairman of the international giant Oracle, is one of the most interesting figures in tech.
Whether yacht racing or buying whole Hawaiian islands or trash-talking competitors, it's always a wonder to see what Ellison will do next.
He is the stuff of legend, of movies and romance novels. As a self-made man that came from modest beginnings, he has also developed an ego the size of his fortune.
Larry is also an avid adventurer and a follower of professional lawn tennis.
He has spent millions of dollars pursing a variety of outdoor sports such as sailing, etc.
We've collected ten of the most outrageous stories about him ...
You can’t have it both ways.” She added: “I’ve noticed, in Hollywood, who you’re dating gets tied up into your film promotion and becomes part of the performance and the circus.
I would hate anyone that I like were to feel like they were in any way part of of show or an act.” But as much as Watson refused to name him, the boyfriend’s identity has popped up in other outlets, including in the British tabloid The Sun last summer.
Neither is likely to be called “swashbuckling.” While many of his peers have retired or died, Ellison has remained a powerful figure in Silicon Valley, pushing Oracle to gobble up smaller companies and publicly assailing his rivals, through lawsuits and blistering news releases.
Oracle is one of the world’s biggest commercial software makers, with annual sales of billion and a stock value of more than 5 billion.