Asim Khan

Location: New Zealand
Position: Director of Strategic Solutions, Oracle Systems Asia Pacific (formerly CIO, Oracle Team USA)  VENDOR SPONSOR 

Asim joined Oracle Team USA in 2004. His first America’s Cup experience came during the 31st Cup in New Zealand when he was a member of the OneWorld Challenge.

With a degree in Computer Science from the University of Auckland, Asim spent most of his time out of sight managing the bespoke software and hardware.

Oracle Team USA uses Oracle database technology to store and analyse performance data coming in live off the boats. Asim was responsible for the development and maintenance of these hardware and software systems, and writing software to analyse performance.

Asim also managed the wider information systems used by the team and the Americas Cup event including running the IT departments and ensuring they helped achieve business goals.

Asim’s career highlight was the amazing come from behind victory to claim the 34th America’s Cup with Oracle Team USA. His analysis of the data was an important part of making this victory happen.

“My job is rewarding when I see a need transformed into a solution which takes us a step closer to winning the Cup,” Asim says. “It’s a challenge given the constantly changing priorities and landscape.”

Asim has now left the America’s Cup industry and joined Oracle Corporation as Director of Strategic Solutions.

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