Twenty-two-year Oracle veteran Peter Doolan has joined Salesforce.com as senior vice president of global enterprise sales engineering.
Doolan previously served as group vice president and chief technology officer for Oracle’s public sector operations, where he led the design and construction of information management solutions and oversaw support of Oracle sales to government customers in north America.
The company said it has introduced some of those solutions into its product lines and characterized Doolan as a company spokesperson on technical and industry issues that represented Oracle in the media, to customers and at conferences.
Doolan expressed via Twitter that he views Salesforce.com as a company that “can change the world.”
The Ireland-born executive joined Oracle’s Reston, Va.-based public sector operations after working with on E-Business Suite projects as part of its applications development organization.
He also served as vice president of technology within the public sector where he managed all its sales engineering resources, including all core technology business lines and business applications.