Larry Eillison

Oracle's Larry Ellison Is Highest-Paid CEO of 2009

It may not be big money by hedge-fund compensation standards, but billionaire Larry Ellison, CEO of Oracle, topped the rankings of the highest-paid CEOs for 2009 with $84.5 million in total compensation, significantly more than the No. 2 executive on the list.

Oracle Doubles Down on Sun Bet with Hiring Spree

The conventional wisdom was that Oracle would cut jobs when it finally completed its buy-out of Sun Microsystems. But Oracle's offbeat founder Larry Ellison is flouting convention again, instead announcing plans to hire 2,000 people to create and market large computer systems.