Billionaire Oracle founder Larry Ellison has reportedly moved to the Hawaiian island he mostly owns, the latest high-profile departure from Silicon Valley
Oraclefounder Larry Ellisonhas moved to Lanai, the Hawaiian island he mostly owns.
- Ellison revealed his move in an email to employees on Monday, which was first reported by Recode.
- The billionaire said he had received questions about where he planned to live after Oracle confirmed it was moving its headquarters to
- "I've moved to the state of
Hawaiiand I'll be using the power of Zoom to work from the island of Lanai," Ellison wrote, signing the email "Mahalo."
Larry Ellison has decamped from Silicon Valley - but he's not moving to Texas with his company.
The billionaire Oracle founder has moved to Hawaii, he announced in an email to Oracle staff on Monday afternoon. The email was posted by several accounts on Twitter and reported by Recode's Teddy Schleifer.Ellison's announcement followed Oracle's confirmation last week that it was moving its corporate headquarters from Silicon Valley to Austin, Texas. Ellison said in the email he had received "a number of inquiries" from employees asking whether he planned to move to Texas as well. (Ellison owns a 23-acre estate in Woodside, California, as well as a home in the Pacific Heights neighborhood of San Francisco.)
He signed the email: "Mahalo, Larry."A spokesperson for Oracle did not immediately respond to Business Insider's request for comment on Ellison's move.
into something resembling a sustainability laboratory. The island is one piece of Ellison's staggering real-estate portfolio, which also includes properties in Japan and Malibu, California, as well as the Indian Wells Tennis Garden. Ellison, who is 76, is the 11th-richest person, with a net worth that tops $74 billion, according to Bloomberg.
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