As VP of Strategy and Operations for AI at Oracle Cloud Infrastructure, Erik is focused on bringing to market AI Solutions specifically suited for the enterprise. In prior roles, Erik has led both large and small engineering teams in various areas, including big data, developer tools and middleware. He can be credited for many contributions to several Apache projects and OpenStack. He holds both a B.S and M.S in Computer Science and a Master of Technology Management from the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania. Erik is a Swedish native and resides in FL. He is rumored to have finished an Ironman and likes to fish.