Cloud giant Oracle has named Vishal Sikka, ex-Infosys CEO, founder and CEO of the Artificial Intelligence company Vianai Systems, to its Board of Directors.
Vishal’s Vianai, a startup based in the San Francisco Bay Area provides advanced technological software and services in Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning to large companies around the world. Before his startup, Sikka was a top executive at SAP, German-based multinational software company.
“I am very happy that he will be joining the Oracle Board,” said Safra Catz the Chief Executive Officer of Oracle Corporation.
Israeli-born American banker and technology executive said, “Vishal 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.”
“Today, Oracle is the only one of the big four cloud companies that offers both Enterprise Application Suites and Secure Infrastructure technologies in a single unified cloud,” said Mr Sikka.
Oracle Chairman and CTO Larry Ellison said Mr Sikka is one of the world’s leading experts in Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning.