VP of SW Support, Oracle
Ghufran Ahmed is Oracle’s VP of Software Support for Middleware, Business Intelligence and Hyperion, leading a large organization comprised of engineers supporting some of the most impactful technologies in the industry such as Java, Application Servers, Identity Management and many other products, across the globe. Ghufran is a passionate leader in technology and business with a track record of building and supporting scalable and highly available software applications and systems.
Prior to joining Oracle, Ghufran was at eBay, Inc. Ghufran has through various leadership roles contributed to almost all critical facets of the eBay business – Web site, billing, payments, fraud detection, risk and customer services.
Before joining eBay, Ghufran was the VP of Engineering at Bluelight.com, a well-funded startup, where he build the technology organizations from the ground up to develop and run all the internal systems and external retail web site. Ghufran has previously held technology roles at Sun Microsystems and Microsoft.
Ghufran holds a Master of Science from Stanford University in Engineering and a dual Bachelor of Science and Bachelor of Arts degree from California Institute of Technology and Bowdoin College majoring in Engineering, Physics and Economics.