A Good Piece of Advice About Assessing a Change in Roles

March 17, 2020 by L.S. Howard

Karen White, CEO of RMS, said one of the best decisions in her career was to join Oracle, which took her career on a different trajectory.

At the time, in 1993, she had a very secure position as CEO with another firm, and it felt like a risky move because Oracle had hit a rough patch, including the loss of some $60 million the previous year. “It didn’t seem like an obvious choice,” she said.