We are excited to welcome Evan Goldberg, Founder and Executive Vice President of Development of NetSuite to Pro Bono Perspectives! Before starting NetSuite, Evan worked at Oracle Corporate where he focused on making powerful database technology more accessible to users and launching his first startup, mBED Software, where he developed groundbreaking website technology. After learning from his past experience, Evan started NetSuite, the global business management software company, with Oracle founder Larry Ellison in 1998. The company was then acquired by Oracle itself in 2016.
How the organization is navigating incredible growth with a software donation from NetSuite.org
As one of the world’s tropical equatorial nations that produce the raw material for chocolate, the Philippines is experiencing growth as an exporter of chocolate. Not coincidentally, Theo & Philo is growing in the Philippines as well.
NetSuite employee Bret Crosby shares how volunteerism at NetSuite helped him forge connections
When Bret Crosby joined NetSuite as a Solutions Consultant last August, he did so as a remote employee based in Phoenix.
While many people envy the perceived freedom and flexibility that working from home offers, Crosby said it can also be isolating. When you work remotely, you naturally miss out on the opportunity get to know your coworkers and feel a sense of camaraderie.
Elham Ghassemzadeh, Vice President of Product Management at NetSuite, shares her experience of attending the Grace Hopper Celebration
There’s a special feeling when you walk into the Anita Borg Institute Grace Hopper Conference. As a woman working in technology, usually when you walk into a room, you're in the minority. Here it's the complete opposite. Simply put, it's a different feeling when you are with other technically-minded women and think, “I’m not alone.” It gives you such a boost of confidence and a sense of camaraderie. It’s a genuinely warm feeling to experience.
How a software donation and pro bono volunteers are helping nonprofit SHIP track budgets and expenses related to their work to bring dignified care to people living with HIV
It was while serving as an infectious diseases fellow caring for HIV and AIDS patients at Philippine General Hospital that Dr. Kate Leyritana first began to recognize the barriers that stopped people from getting tested and receiving care once diagnosed with HIV.
Many cloud technology companies recognize that their products or services offer nonprofits and social enterprises the opportunity to run more efficiently and improve access to the data and insights needed to make better decisions. In a survey cited by npEngage, 64 percent of CFOs said that adopting cloud technology would cut operational costs by up to 20 percent.
How One NetSuite Employee Gives Back to His Local Community
Rick Gutlon, a Professional Services Consultant with NetSuite, says it was a boyhood dream that inspired him to get his pilot’s license in 2006. Yet, as exhilarating as it was to be in the cockpit, Gutlon said once the novelty wore off he needed to find a mission or reason for flying.
A software donation from NetSuite.org is enabling this nonprofit to streamline manual processes to grow
In years past, the rainy season in Nasitsape, a community nestled in the mountains of eastern Uganda, often meant that residents were isolated from surrounding communities when the river became impassable. During these times, residents were often unable to leave the village to get to school, the health clinic and the market.