/// Larry Ellison Tells It Like It Is: The Full D10 Interview (Video)

June 21, 2012  |  All Things Digital

Perhaps more than any other tech figure in Silicon Valley now, Larry Ellison — now also trying to become the proud owner of Hawaii’s Lanai — is, for lack of a better word, the man . It’s a bit about endurance (he’s been at it since 1978, when he founded Oracle), a bit about success (the database giant still remains a very powerful force in the industry), a bit about spoiling for a fight (Hewlett-Packard, SAP, any small cloud company that irks him) and a lot about style (America’s Cup sailing, his gazillionaire Ironman persona and, for goodness sake , he is planning on buying an entire Hawaiian island, presumably for a lair), Ellison has the kind of long-term and powerful perspective that is rare in the app-happy Web 2.0 era of small ideas and too-big valuations. In other words, he’s the real deal. So, please pull up a chair and enjoy what turned out to be one of the highlight interviews of the 10th D: All Things Digital conference, which is essentially Ellison very, very unplugged: [ See post to watch video ]

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