Matthew O'Keefe - VP and Corporate Technologist Cloud Business Group Oracle
Dr. Matthew O’Keefe is a Vice President and Corporate Technologist in the Cloud Business Group at Oracle, specializing in helping
customers leverage the Oracle cloud to build out next-generation enterprise IT, and especially to deploy new cloud applications quickly.
He spent nearly five years at Hitachi Data Systems in product R&D and delivery for enterprise storage and big data. Prior to Hitachi, Matthew started and sold two infrastructure IT companies, one focused on Linux storage management software and the other on cloud backup.
He began his computing career with a Ph.D. at Purdue University in parallel computing and before entering the enterprise IT world, spent 10 years as a tenured professor at the University of Minnesota, developing parallel applications that leveraged very large scale computing systems, the precursors to today’s clouds.