Bud Langston, a 16-year veteran of Oracle (NYSE: ORCL), has joined Salesforce (NYSE: CRM) as vice president of strategy and business development for the cloud computing company’s North American public sector business, GovCon Wire has learned.
He previously was VP of Oracle’s public sector operations in the North American region and led business development, program management, strategic initiatives and capture functions in that role.
Prior to Oracle, he spent 31 years in the U.S. Navy, where he served as a naval aviator and directed the Navy staff and chief information office.
Langston retired from the military in 1999 at the rank of rear admiral.
He holds a bachelor’s degree in public administration from San Diego State University.