"His departure, announced on Thursday, is one of the last exits of the tech industry’s first generation of celebrity executives, who took computers from the back offices of a few big institutions and into the mainstream of everyday life.Larry Ellison Stepping Down as Chief of Oracle - NYTimes.com
Mr. Ellison, who turned 70 last month, said he was leaving as a normal part of succession planning.
Mr. Ellison will become executive chairman, and will continue to work on Oracle’s technology, the company said in a statement announcing the move."
Thursday, September 18, 2014
Larry Ellison Stepping Down as Chief of Oracle - NYTimes.com
End of an era