Oracle EVP Steve Miranda Offers SaaS Overview at OpenWorld 2017

SAN FRANCISCO--Oracle on Oct. 2 at its annual OpenWorld conference at Moscone Center revealed new artificial intelligence-based apps for a phalanx of business applications. The new Oracle Adaptive Intelligent Apps are built into the existing Oracle Cloud Applications in order to provide useful AI-based modern business applications.

In this video interview, Steve Miranda, Executive Vice-President in charge of all application and cloud development, offered eWEEK a high-level look at the most important messages and news coming from the conference this week. Normally, Oracle news revolves around its centerpiece, the database, and this year's no exception--except that more emphasis is now on making the applications around the database smarter and more autonomous.

That's what the Adaptive Intelligence Apps are all about.

Miranda has been with Oracle for 25 years and is responsible for leading all aspects of product strategy, product development, and product delivery for the entire portfolio of Oracle Applications and related services. Miranda’s primary focus is on delivering the industry’s most complete, proven, and innovative set of cloud solutions encompassing enterprise resource planning; supply chain, human capital, and enterprise performance management; customer experience; and Oracle Data Cloud applications.

Miranda joined Oracle in 1992 and has held a variety of leadership positions within the development organization. In 2007 he was asked to lead the engineering of Oracle’s next-generation suite of software applications, Oracle Fusion Applications. Under his leadership, Oracle has delivered on its promise to help applications customers innovate and remain competitive while leveraging their existing IT investments and increasing the value of those investments with new Oracle products and services.

Prior to Oracle, Miranda worked at GE Aerospace. He holds degrees in mathematics and computational sciences from Stanford University.