In this episode, Michael and Justin sit down with Silicon Valley visionary and veteran Evan Goldberg, Co-Founder and Executive Vice President of Development of Oracle NetSuite, a cloud computing company that provides software services to help manage business finances, operations, and customer relations.
Evan takes us inside his time at Oracle during its massive run during 1980’s, what it was like to rub elbows with industry titans like Steve Jobs and Marc Benioff and how a 5 minute pitch to Larry Ellison led to the genesis of NetSuite which went public in 2007 and was acquired by Oracle in 2016 for 9.2 Billion dollars.
Executive Vice President of Development, Oracle NetSuite Global Business Unit
Goldberg is responsible for product strategy and development at Oracle NetSuite Global Business Unit. Prior to Oracle’s acquisition of NetSuite, Goldberg was CTO and Chairman of the NetSuite board. Before co-founding NetSuite in 1998, Goldberg spent eight years at Oracle Corporation, where he served as a vice president. He was involved in a variety of projects, all focused on making powerful database technology more accessible to users.
When he left Oracle, he started mBED Software and built groundbreaking website technology. Goldberg holds a B.A. Summa Cum Laude in Applied Mathematics from Harvard College.