NetSuite Inc. is an American cloud computing company based in San Mateo, California, that sells a group of software services used to manage a businesss financials, operations and customer relations. Customers can access these services over the internet, through most internet browsers, ensuring access from anywhere in the world. NetSuites services are aimed at small to medium-sized businesses, although larger enterprises can also benefit from the consolidated ERP, CRM and e-commerce features. Oracle Corporation offered to purchase Netsuite for approximately $9.3 billion USD in July 2016, with the deal finalizing in November 2016. NetSuite was founded in 1998 by Evan Goldberg as NetLedger, web-hosted accounting software. Oracle licensed the software under the banner of The Oracle Small Business Suite for a short time before that was cancelled. Goldberg is current chairman and chief technology officer. On January 4, 2007, NetSuite named Moneyball General Manager Billy Beane of Major League Baseballs Oakland As to its board of directors. Evan Goldberg cited Beanes ability to combine facts with instinct as an important factor in the decision to involve him in the company.