From Oracle FAQ
Bruce Scott was one of the first employees (number 4) at Oracle Corporation (then Software Development Laboratories). He was co-author and co-architect of Oracle V1, V2 and V3.
The SCOTT schema (EMP and DEPT tables), with password TIGER, was created by him. Tiger was the name of his daughter's cat.
$ sqlplus scott/tiger SQL*Plus: Release 126.96.36.199.0 - Production on Sun Oct 21 13:08:36 2007 Copyright (c) 1982, 2007, Oracle. All rights reserved. Connected to: Oracle Database 11g Enterprise Edition Release 188.8.131.52.0 - Production With the Partitioning, OLAP, Data Mining and Real Application Testing options SQL>
After leaving Oracle, Bruce co-founded Gupta Technology (now known as Centura Software) in 1984 with Umang Gupta, and later became CEO and founder of PointBase, Inc.
- SCOTT - Demo schema named after Scott