Borland : Leadership Team : Executive Management: "Mr. Nielsen most recently served as Senior Vice President, Marketing and Global Sales Support for Oracle Corporation, responsible for the marketing of the Oracle Database and Oracle Fusion Middleware product lines. Prior to Oracle, Mr. Nielsen was the Chief Marketing Officer and Executive Vice President, Engineering of BEA Systems, where he had overall responsibility for BEA's worldwide marketing strategy and operations, as well as all research and development operations. Mr. Nielsen joined BEA after the acquisition of his private company, Crossgain Inc., where he served as its Chief Executive Officer.
Mr. Nielsen also spent twelve years with Microsoft Corporation, in various roles, including General Manager Database and Developer Tools, Vice President Developer Tools, and at the time of his departure, Vice President Platform Group. Throughout his tenure with Microsoft, he worked on many parts of the business, with an emphasis on infrastructure and developer oriented technologies. "