“Why I Left The Wall Street Journal To Join Oracle” by Michael Hickins
By Kathryn Perry-Oracle on Jul 30, 2014
Michael Hickins (pictured left) worked for The Wall Street Journal as editor of its CIO Journal.
Now he works for Oracle as the director of strategic communications.
He made the move to “get closer to the people who make and use technology.” He believes that the technology made by companies like Oracle is changing the world. He wants to help people understand those changes and be part of their stories.
As a reporter, Hickins’ vision of the world “was limited by what people choose to share.” He felt removed from what he was writing about. His readers were at an even greater distance from the source.
So instead of continuing to write “from the safety of his cave,” he has joined one of the greatest technology companies in history so that he can experience technology first hand and tell the world about the far-reaching effects of Oracle Cloud innovations.
Read the article.