Vikki Kolbe has more than 38 years of experience in security, technology, engineering, professional services, data center management and cloud operations. With deep roots in security and information protection, she brings a unique perspective to the intersection of fluid business requirements, security and privacy and
enterprise technology implementations.
Vikki is a co-founder of KGCloud Advisory. Vikki works with her business partner Tricia Gilligan, a seasoned CEO, COO and CIO, helping their C Suite clients deliver customer value at scale. They also work with PE and VC firms who invest in technology companies ensuring that portfolio companies can scale to emerge as market leaders. Vikki is an role model and advocate for Diversity and Inclusion, coaching and mentoring the next generation of leaders to achieve their goals and provide business value to the marketplace. Vikki delivers keynote presentations at conferences on Diversity and Inclusion, Managing The Pace of Change, The Transformation of the Role of the CISO, Scaling Your Business - Growth is not Scale and The Impact of Culture on your Business. Vikki is a sponsor and champion to eWOW.
Vikki was the Senior Vice President of Oracle Global Business Unit Cloud Services and led a global team who delivered over 60 cloud solutions across 8 Industries ensuring security and compliance requirements were met and sustained. Vikki and her team integrated Global Business Unit SaaS acquisitions into Oracle. The Global Business Units delivered over $1Billion in SaaS revenue (which her team supported) and $6Billion in on-premise/technology revenue to Oracle.
While at Oracle, Vikki was a member of Chuck Robbins (Chairman and CEO of CISCO) global customer advisory board. Vikki was a featured speaker at OWL, Oracle Women Lead and mentored Oracle women at all stages of their career. Vikki was an LGBTQ Ally, executive sponsor of Oracle Pride Employee Network and executive champion for Diversity and Inclusion for the Global Business Units.
Prior to joining Oracle, Vikki held executive roles at Visibility, Allaire, Navisite, Affinova, Highroads, and was co-founder of CycleBridge. Independently, Vikki consulted to executive teams at Oracle, Phase Forward, ATG, Progress Software, Demandware, PHTCorp, ERT, Maxwell Health, Commercialware and CodeBroker. Vikki was CISO at privately held and publically traded corporations.
Vikki has won numerous awards for her efforts including being named top ISV for Oracle, top ISV for Cognos and top partner for HP. While at Allaire Corporation, the company was awarded one of the top 10 companies in the U.S. for the sophistication of its self-service technical support web site, an area she oversaw. While leading development at HighRoads, the company won top product 3 years in a row.
Vikki is based in Sarasota, Tampa and St. Petersburg, Florida.