Mr. Golkar has over 20 years of experience in enterprise software, database, business intelligence, analytics, web services, systems and cloud computing.
Previously, Mr. Golkar led Sun Microsystems (now Oracle)’s $2 billion global database, business intelligence and data warehousing business for 9 years, recommended the acquisition of and investment in database companies, and led the development of Sun’s data warehouse appliance. Earlier, at Siemens/Pyramid, Cyrus was recognized by the CEO for the creation of the “Smart Warehouse” an industry leading data warehousing business that generated $200 million in annual revenue. He also held leadership and technical positions at Vignette and GE.
A long-time entrepreneur in Silicon Valley hi-tech industry, Mr. Golkar has invested in a few start up hi-tech companies. He is also the co-founder of several companies, including 3Bubbles (acquired) with the creators of Jabber, the open standard for web-based instant messaging.