Hurd, Oracle’s chief salesman, passed away in October. The right replacement candidate has yet to emerge, but the company has supposedly considered promoting an executive with product or technical experience.
Large technology companies like Apple and Google parent Alphabet are increasingly offering financial services to boost revenue and gain greater access to the data that is at the heart of their business models.
It’s the company’s responsibility to come forward with the information about how that algorithm was designed and the exact impact of it, Warren said. “And if they can’t do it, then they need to pull it down.”