In Conversation with Gary Oliver, A Veteran Of Finance
Books To The Boardroom
Today our guest is Gary Oliver, a Veteran of Finance.We were fortunate to speak to Gary on the day he retired at the end of a 45-year career. Gary takes us through his career that involved working in mining, large corporates, and even discuss what it was like writing a strategic paper with no typewriter and no computer.A gifted storyteller, Gary talks about the challenges of being in the workforce when the GST, Retirement Living Act, and Y2K Bug were coming into play.We even discussed a Polar Bear story in this episode.Nathan Smith co-hosted this episode.
Episode 30: Interview with Gary Oliver CEO/board member
Motivated to Lead Podcast - Mark Klingsheim
In this episode, we interview Gary Oliver who is an experienced CEO/board member with deep experience across venture-backed, mid-size and large global technology companies. We talk to Gary regarding the trends of AI (Artificial Intelligence) and the impact it will have on business now and in the future. Gary’s focus has been to harness the power of data for disruptive competitive advantage. Gary uses his experience to help CEOs and boards of non-profit organizations scale up their impact. He was the Chairman and CEO at Razorthink. He has 30 years of experience in the technology industry, most recently as CEO of Blazent, where he took the company from pre-revenue to become the leader in IT data intelligence with cumulative revenues exceeding $100M. Prior to Blazent, Gary led the IT Service Management business unit at Remedy leading to a $1B acquisition by Peregrine where he then served as GM of the Infrastructure Management business. Prior to Remedy, Gary was SVP at Visa responsible for the company’s internal technology strategy and initiatives. Earlier in his career, Gary held numerous sales, marketing and executive roles at IBM, including responsibility for IBM’s multi-billion-dollar Data Management SW revenue. Gary is a graduate of UCLA and serves in multiple board and advisory roles.
Fred's Front Porch Podcast Episode 3: Wimpy (Gary Oliver) and Fred Discuss Universal Basic Income
Fred's Front Porch Podcast
There is an obsession with Little Pieces of Green Paper. I think it's absurd. Wimpy thinks there is a logical sense to it. There a couple of words that may be inappropriate for children, but this is hardly shocking. The music comes from W.G. Snuffy Walden. You can comment on Anchor, or you can comment on my page, which is located here: https://www.facebook.com/fred.eder1 --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/Front-Porch-Podcast/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/Front-Porch-Podcast/support