Safra Catz is an Israeli-born American business executive and CEO of Oracle Corporation. She has been an executive at Oracle Corporation since April 1999, and a board member since 2001. Additionally, in April 2011, she was named co-President and Chief Financial Officer (CFO), reporting to founder Larry Ellison. Similarly, on September 18, 2014, Oracle announced that Larry Ellison would step down as CEO and that Mark Hurd and Catz had been named as the new Chief Executives.
Catz was born in Holon, Israel, to Jewish parents. Her father was an immigrant from Romania. She moved from Israel to Brookline, Massachusetts at the age of six. Moreover, Catz graduated from Brookline High School. She earned a bachelor’s degree from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania in 1983 and a J.D. from the University of Pennsylvania Law School in 1986.
Additionally, Catz was a banker at Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette, joining in 1986; Catz served as a managing director from February 1997 to March 1999. Similarly, a senior vice president from January 1994 to February 1997 and previously held various investment banking positions since 1986. Further, she has been a non-executive director of Oracle subsidiary Hyperion Solutions since April 14, 2007. Moreover, she has been a member of the executive council of TechNet since March 14, 2013. She served as a director of PeopleSoft Inc. since December 30, 2004, and Stellent Inc since December 12, 2006.
During the 2016 Republican presidential primaries, Catz donated to the campaign of Marco Rubio. She later served on President Donald Trump’s transition team and media outlets frequently mentioned her as a potential official in the Trump administration. During the 2018 election cycle, Catz donated over $150,000 to Republican-aligned groups and individuals, including Congressman Devin Nunes.
Additionally, talking about the personal life of Safra Catz, he tied a knot to Gal Tirosh and now they have two sons.
- Full Name: Safra A. Catz
- Date of Birth: December 1, 1961
- Age: 57
- Birth Place: Holon, Israel
- Education: University of Pennsylvania (BA, JD)
- Occupation: CEO of Oracle
- Spouse: Gal Tirosh (m. since 1997)
- Children: Gary Tirosh, Scott Tirosh
- Salary: US$ 108.3 million (since 2018)
- Net worth: US$1.1 billion (since 2019)
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