Mark Hurd is a famous personality in the field of business. His story is something that inspires a million and everyone who dreams of becoming a king of corporate world must follow him. He was born on January 1, 1957. He is very fond of tennis and wanted to pursue it as his career. He earned a tennis scholarship and due to this scholarship, he got a chance to study BBA (bachelor in business administration) from Baylor University. However, he changed his field after he earned his BBA degree and joined NCR Corporation in 1980. But still he is very close to the game of tennis and also gives funds for the renovation work in Baylor tennis complex due to which tennis complex name was changed to Hurd tennis center.
- Hurd joined this company in 1980 as a junior salesman and after that he only stepped the ladder of success. In NCR Corporation, he got promoted to various positions and played many different roles. In the year 2001, he was promoted to the designation of the president and after that CEO of the company. His great vision and understanding of business led NCR Corporation to attain a net income of 290 billion dollars.
In 2005, HP was suffering from inconsistency in profits and other many such problems. In order to overcome from such issue HP hired M. Hurd as a permanent CEO and president of the company. His great business ability led HP to attain a great profit margin. During his time in HP, its revenue almost increased to 63-64% and their stock price also got doubled.
- Hurd is currently working in oracle as a Co-CEO. He joined the oracle in 2010 as the president and in 2014 got the designation of CEO.