The Early Years at Oracle Through the Eyes of Bruce Scott
Prior to forming Oracle, Bob Miner was Larry Ellison’s manager when they worked at Ampex
together on a CIA project code-named “Oracle.” Larry chose Bob as his manager because he
liked Bob a lot more than his original manager. Ed Oates, another founder of Oracle, happened
to be walking by Bob Miner’s door when Larry Ellison mentioned his (Larry’s) wife’s name. She
turned out to be Ed Oates’ lab partner from high school. Bruce Scott, who would be hired upon
the formation of the company, is the “Scott” in scott/tiger (tiger was Bruce’s daughter’s cat)....