Larry Ellison Skips His Own Keynote for America's Cup


Shira Ovide:

The Oracle CEO was slated to give a keynote speech Tuesday afternoon at Oracle OpenWorld, the business-software company's annual gathering for people who love gabbing about databases and computer server racks. But just before Ellison was set to hit the stage, conference officials announced Ellison was out keeping tabs on the Oracle Team USA sailing team.

The term "fuck you money" exists for a reason.

(And it paid off.)