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Tech Veteran Shafer Joins Oracle as Cloud Platform Representative

“I’m very excited to join the Oracle Cloud Platform team,” John Shafer told Techwire, “and look forward to helping our customers in their digital transformation journeys while leveraging the power of the Oracle Cloud Infrastructure platform.”

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John Shafer, a longtime tech executive with a background as an engineer and strategist, has joined Oracle as a Cloud Platform representative.
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John Shafer

Shafer, who’s based in Lincoln, started his tech career in 2000 as a systems engineer with Novell, then moved to Gateway as a field systems engineer before joining Microsoft in 2007. With Microsoft, he was an account technology strategist and a services executive for state/local/education in the West. After that, he held account executive positions with Dell EMC, Pure Storage and Lumen Technologies before moving to Oracle this month.

“I’m very excited to join the Oracle Cloud Platform team,” Shafer told Techwire, “and look forward to helping our customers in their digital transformation journeys while leveraging the power of the Oracle Cloud Infrastructure platform.”

His LinkedIn profile lists his areas of expertise as enterprise software and cloud computing, among others.

Shafer grew up in San Diego and has been in Northern California for the last 17 years.

“Living in Lincoln for the last six years, I enjoy playing golf, driving my ’67 Mustang and spending time with my family,” Shafer said.
Dennis Noone is Managing Editor of Techwire. He is a career journalist, having worked as a reporter and editor at small-town newspapers and major metropolitan dailies in California, Nevada, Texas and Virginia, including as an editor with USA Today in Washington, D.C. He lives in the Northern California foothills.