Larry Ellison's name in Indonesia may not be as well known as Bill Gates. But football terjangnya so far no less great, even he was also included in the list of 10 richest people in the world this year Forbes version.
Ellison is an entrepreneur and philanthropist, who founded the Oracle Corporation technology company.
The company, which was founded 39 years ago, is focused on developing and marketing database technology and software, cloud engineering systems, and enterprise software products. In 2015, Oracle became the second largest software maker by revenue, after Microsoft.
Ellison served as Executive Chairman and Chief Technology Officer (CTO) Oracle. He founded Oracle in 1977 and served as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) until September 2014. Although no longer serving as CEO, money continues to flow into the coffers of his fortune.
Based on the rank of The World's Billionaires 2017 Forbes on Tuesday, April 11, 2017, Ellison is in seventh position with a net worth of US $ 52.2 billion. The number continues to grow. Its net worth in realtime of US $ 55.1 billion.
What Ellison achieved at this time certainly not as easy as turning the palm of the hand. He fought hard to develop his company, though never graduated from college.