Chuck Price has over 25 years experience in software development, with a career focus on the challenges of large scale distributed systems. Most recently Chuck was a Vice President of Development at Oracle Corporation, leading a 220 person global organization delivering several high growth products in the cloud computing and IT management space. Chuck came to Oracle through its acquisition of Active Reasoning, where he was Vice President, Engineering and CTO.
At Active Reasoning, Chuck led the development of the System 5 product suite. He set the overall technical direction for the product, established innovative software development methodologies, and built a world class development center in Shanghai, China, which he led as its CEO.
Before Active Reasoning, Chuck was Senior Vice President, Engineering at Hotjobs.com. Chuck led two product divisions, including the Hotjobs.com job board and the Hotjobs enterprise software division. Chuck led the development of several award winning products, and was a key leader through the company's very successful acquisition by Yahoo.
Chuck earlier startup roles included Founder, VP Engineering and CTO of Lumenare' Networks (now QuickCycle), Director of Systems Software at FreeGate (acquired by Tut Systems), and Chief Architect at Broadvision (Nasdaq:BVSN).
Chuck's large company experience includes four years at Sun Microsystems, where he was CoArchitect of Sun's OpenWindows and a senior architect contributing to the CORBA standard. Before Sun, he held a variety of research, engineering and management roles during his 10 years at Digital Equipment Corporation.
Chuck has been a principal inventor on 5 patents related to secure network configuration and management, and on one fundamental ecommerce patent.