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Oracle President Mark Hurd to Speak at Annual Future in Review Conference

Global Thought Leaders Converge to Work on Solving Some of the World's Challenges in Real-Time

FRIDAY HARBOR, WA -- (Marketwired) -- 04/30/14 -- Oracle President Mark Hurd will be a featured in a Centerpiece Conversation at the 12th annual SNS Future in Review (FiRe) technology conference, May 20-23, 2014. This will be Hurd's fourth appearance at the annual technology and economic conference, described the by The Economist as "the best technology conference in the world."

The president of Oracle and a member of its board of directors, Hurd joined Oracle in 2010, bringing more than 30 years of technology industry leadership, computer hardware expertise, and executive management experience to his role with the company. As president, Hurd oversees the corporate direction and strategy for Oracle's global field operations, with a focus on strategy, leadership, innovation, and customers.

"Each day, technology impacts the way companies manage employees, design new products, and engage with their customers. I'm pleased to participate in the FiRe conference, where leaders from around the world explore the power of technology and how it is changing the way we live and work," said Mark Hurd, President of Oracle.

"Today, technology drives literally every segment in the world's $84 trillion economy -- and Oracle is involved in virtually all of these segments, from the enterprise to the individual. We are delighted to have Mark Hurd again with us at FiRe; his perspective on the burgeoning Internet of Things, and how it will integrate with enterprise and individual challenges, will be a high point of the conference," said Mark Anderson, FiRe Chair and CEO of the Strategic News Service.

Future in Review is a gathering of world-class thought leaders, convened each year with the goal of providing the most accurate look forward in technology. FiRe is a world leader in exploring how technology drives the world economy, and in using technology to solve major social challenges. These goals have been consistently achieved through FiRe's collaboration across technology-driven industries and through active support from the global FiRe community. Now in its 12th year, FiRe 2014 will take place May 20-23 at the Montage Laguna Beach, California.

To register for FiRe 2014, and to see bios of speakers and other participants, go to www.futureinreview.com.

Strategic News Service was founded by Mark Anderson in 1995 as the first subscription-based online news service. Since its inception, SNS has proven the most accurate predictive report covering technology and the global economy. Its subscribers include top managers at technology and finance companies across the globe, including Oracle, Microsoft, Dell, HP, Cisco, Intel, Google, British Telecom, SpaceX, Amazon, Telstra, and others.

SNS has been operating the annual FiRe conference since 2003. FiRe exposes world experts and participants to new ideas, and conversations about them, producing an accurate portrait of the future; and focuses on creating technology solutions to current local and global problems. FiRe 2014 will take place May 20-23 at the Montage hotel in Laguna Beach, California. For more information and to register, go to www.futureinreview.com.

Future in Review™ is a Strategic News Service™ conference. Future in Review and Strategic News Service (SNS) are registered international trademarks. The "SNS Global Report" is the most accurate publicly ranked predictive newsletter in computing and communications.

Websites: www.stratnews.com, www.futureinreview.com

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