CEOWORLD magazine - Profiles - Safra Catz
Safra Catz

CEO, Oracle

  • Safra Catz has served as CEO of software firm Oracle since September 2014, when founder Larry Ellison stepped down from the role.
  • She joined Oracle in 1999 and is credited with spearheading Oracle’s aggressive acquisition strategy, helping close more than 130 acquisitions.
  • Net worth: $1.8 billion
  • Catz, who was born in Israel, earned a law degree at the University of Pennsylvania and worked on Wall Street for 14 years covering the software industry.
  • Catz and her husband Gal Tirosh gave $250,000 to President Trump’s fundraising committee in June 2020.