Mr. Richard Clayton

Rich Clayton is vice president of Business Analytics Product Group and is responsible driving global adoption of Oracle’s Business Intelligence, Big Data Analytics and Enterprise Performance Management solutions.  He has a passion for helping companies transform their operations with analytics and driving change in financial management processes.  Mr. Clayton is continuously researching industry trends, interacting with customers and partners, and presenting at finance forums, big data events and analytic symposiums around the world on Oracle’s strategy and the future of analytics.
Mr. Clayton currently serves on the Board of Regents for Loras College in Dubuque, Iowa.  Collaborating with faculty and administration, he founded the Loras College Center for Business Analytics and led the development of the first MBA program in the state of Iowa focusing on business analytics.  
Prior to joining Oracle, he was vice president of product strategy for Hyperion where he we was responsible for go-to-market planning, market strategy, pricing and sales enablement.  Mr. Clayton has held several executive marketing positions for venture backed cloud startups.  Before joining the technology industry, Rich held various corporate finance roles and was a public auditor with McGladery in Chicago.
Mr. Clayton earned his bachelor's degree in accounting from Loras College.