Erika Brookes

ERIKA BROOKES is a veteran technology and marketing executive. As vice president of product strategy for Oracle, she works on the Oracle Social Cloud business to help guide product strategy and development. Throughout her career she has held numerous executive-level marketing positions with leading technology firms like Oracle, Vitrue, MindSpring, Earthlink and Rackspace. During her tenure at Vitrue, Brookes oversaw all marketing and communications efforts for the company’s SaaS-based social marketing platform including working with its premier partners like McDonald’s, Procter & Gamble, NBC Sports and American Express, as well as more than 75 agencies worldwide. Before joining Vitrue in May 2010, she was the vice president of sales and marketing for Jungle Disk (a division of Rackspace), a cloud-based data backup targeted at small to medium-sized businesses. Brookes joined MindSpring enterprises in 1995 as director of product marketing. From 1997-1999, she was the vice president, product marketing, for MindSpring Enterprises. From 2000-2006, Brookes was vice president, brand strategy and product marketing. She served as vice president of marketing from 2008-2009. Brookes earned a B.S. in business administration from Berry College and has completed post-graduate executive level education in finance and marketing. @oracle

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