Oracle CEO Safra Catz

Oracle CEO Safra Catz: 10 Predictions for Fast-Growing Cloud Business

January 21, 2021
As Oracle has become one of the most-compelling cloud stories of 2021 with its high-growth Fusion applications business being joined by the even faster-growing OCI infrastructure unit, it’s helpful to look at 10 predictions CEO Safra Catz has made about the cloud businesses over the past four months. (On my weekly Cloud Wars Top 10
Amazon AWS CEO Andy Jassy

AWS CEO Andy Jassy’s 8-Point Plan for Reinvention: Be Maniacal, Relentless, Tenacious

January 20, 2021
AWS keeps getting bigger—growing another $10 billion in the 12 months ended September 2020—even as the units of cloud services it offers get ever smaller.   “One of the things that's really interesting, that we've seen in the last several years, is that people are moving to smaller and smaller units of compute,” CEO Andy Jassy
Google Cloud CEO Thomas Kurian

Inside World’s Hottest Cloud Vendor: a Chat with Google Cloud CEO Thomas Kurian

January 19, 2021
With Google Cloud growing 50% faster than the enterprise cloud businesses of Microsoft and Amazon, and with its rate of growth actually having increased in Q3 over Q2, what the heck is Thomas Kurian’s company planning to do for an encore in 2021? (On my weekly Cloud Wars Top 10 rankings, Google Cloud is #3,
Google Cloud CEO Thomas Kurian

A Chat with Google Cloud CEO Thomas Kurian | CEO Cloud Outlook 2021

January 19, 2021
Google Cloud's Thomas Kurian, CEO of the world's hottest major cloud vendor, shares his insights on the impact the cloud will have on business in 2021, the new priorities for CEOs in these turbulent times, and about 10 examples of customers reimagining their businesses for fun and profit in the digital age. In his 2
SAP CEO Christian Klein

Is SAP Ready to Drive the Digital Revolution? An Exclusive Chat with CEO Christian Klein

January 15, 2021
Last year, BMW CEO Oliver Zipse foretold the future of SAP—and it was all about wildly reimagined business models, co-innovation with customers, and modern vertical-industry solutions.  And data. Lots and lots of data. “He said, ‘Christian, you are sitting on such a big treasure—you have all the data on BMW from all of our suppliers!’

Exclusive Interview with Microsoft Exec VP Scott Guthrie | CEO Cloud Outlook 2021

January 14, 2021
The head of Microsoft Cloud and AI, executive VP Scott Guthrie, shared with the Cloud Wars audience some thoughts on the impact of "digital tech intensity" and how it has helped businesses be more resilient, adaptive and successful through tumultuous 2020 and into 2021. Guthrie shares some customer examples and offers his thoughts on why
Workday CEO Aneel Bhusri

Aneel Bhusri Unplugged | CEO Cloud Outlook 2021

January 14, 2021
On a Zoom call late last year, Workday co-founder and co-CEO Aneel Bhusri shared with Bob some compelling thoughts about the rise of a new corporate soul and perspective, the need for CEOs in every industry to put more focus on employee health and well-being, and what his current "Pied Piper" top priority is within
ServiceNow CEO Bill McDermott

Bill McDermott Exclusive Interview | CEO Cloud Outlook 2021

January 14, 2021
In a 1:1 phone chat with Bob, ServiceNow CEO Bill McDermott outlines the soaring trajectory the company embarked upon in 2020 around the pandemic and than projects where that arc will take the high-flying "digital workflow" company in 2021. McDermott touches on strategy, vision, opportunities, culture, customers and more. You can also stream the audio-only

How Microsoft Plans to Stay #1 in Cloud: Exclusive Interview with Exec VP Scott Guthrie

January 14, 2021
With its enterprise-cloud business generating more than 40% of the company’s revenue and still growing at better than 30%, Microsoft customers can expect more of pretty much everything from the world’s largest and most-influential cloud vendor. On my weekly Cloud Wars Top 10 ranking, Microsoft has held the #1 spot for more than 2 years.