Donald M. Russo is the Senior Vice President of Oracle’s Insurance Global Business, a division of Oracle’s Financial Services Global Business Unit. His experience includes over 35 years in the software industry split evenly between working for major financial institutions and consulting to a number of industries. Mr. Russo served as Vice President at Salomon Brothers and then at Merrill Lynch, where he worked in both Finance and IT and was responsible for key systems such as Finance, Credit, Risk Management and Support for Trading Operations. He led the acquisition of Oracle’s Major Banking and Insurance assets including i-Flex, Adminserver and Skywire. Prior to his current role, he was one of three Senior Vice Presidents running Oracle’s Global Financial Services Business. Mr. Russo has an MBA from the Wharton School and a BA from Boston College.