Rimini Street Senior Management Team
Thomas Shay, SVP & CIO
Thomas Shay is a 24-year technology industry veteran who oversees Rimini Street’s global technology infrastructure and operations, as well as global human resources, real estate, risk management, security, and compliance functions. Mr. Shay also serves as Board Secretary for Rimini Street, Inc., and serves in different Board capacities for Rimini Street’s global subsidiaries.
Immediately prior to his work at Rimini Street, Mr. Shay retired from a career with Sun Microsystems that spanned over 15 years and included many positions of increasing global responsibility. Prior to his departure from Sun, Mr. Shay directed all OEM sales engineering for Sun Microelectronics in Asia Pacific, and managed multiple teams of engineers across Japan, China, Taiwan, Korea and Singapore. Earlier in his career, Mr. Shay helped establish the Sun Microelectronics Sales office in Japan, and was one of the key engineers who designed the ground-breaking SuperSparc CPU.
Mr. Shay holds a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from UCLA, and a Master's of Engineering in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Cornell University.