Monty Latiolais has more than twenty-five years’ experience in information technology and more than a dozen years’ experience with Oracle.
He has been a member of ODTUG since 2003 and has volunteered in many areas including the ODTUG executive conference committee, the ODTUG abstract review committee, the ODTUG Technical Journal Editor’s Choice Awards panel, ODTUG Oracle OpenWorld content chair, and was recognized as the ODTUG 2009 Volunteer of the Year. Monty has been on the ODTUG Board of Directors for four years.
He is currently serving as the senior programmer analyst with SC Global Tubular Solutions, a Sumitomo Corporation subsidiary specializing in OCTG supply chain management. He spends his days working with Application Express, Oracle Forms, and Oracle Reports; writing complex analytics; and counting the days until the next Kscope conference.
Barbara Morris brings more than twenty years of technical experience with her to the ODTUG Board. She is currently a staff engineer/scientist at the Idaho National Laboratory, Idaho Cleanup Project where she leads a team of other developers and architects in application development. She is experienced in Oracle Development Tools and Oracle Web applications and several non-Oracle tools, including ColdFusion and MS Visual Basic.
Tim Tow is the founder and president of Applied OLAP and the visionary for the innovative Dodeca product. He has been working exclusively with Oracle Essbase since 1995 specializing in the Essbase Java API. An Oracle ACE Director, Tim blogs on Essbase topics, leads the development team that supports the popular OlapUnderground Essbase utilities, and has served ODTUG in a variety of positions including two terms on the ODTUG Board of Directors.
Tim Gorman is a technical consultant at Delphix. He has co-authored six books, has tech-reviewed eight more, and has written articles for RMOUG SQL_Update and IOUG SELECT magazines. He is an Oracle ACE since 2007, an Oracle ACE Director since 2012, a member of the Oak Table Network since 2002, and has presented at Kscope, Oracle Open World, Collaborate, Hotsos, RMOUG, UKOUG, and local Oracle users groups in a lot of wonderful places around the world. Tim lives in Colorado with his spouse Kellyn and their combined family.
Natalie Delemar is a consultant with Ernst & Young and has been working with Essbase since 1999 and Planning since 2007. Prior to becoming a consultant in 2010, she held roles as an Essbase Developer, Hyperion administrator and Hyperion systems manager at various companies. She has been a volunteer with ODTUG since 2008 and served as Kscope12 and Kscope13's EPM/BI content chair. She now co-chairs Kscope14.
Martin D'Souza is the CTO and co-founder at ClariFit, a consulting firm which specializes in APEX and PL/SQL. Martin’s career has seen him hold a range of positions within award-winning companies. His experience in the technology industry has been focused on developing database-centric Web applications using the Oracle technology stack. Martin is the author of the popular blog www.TalkApex.com, a designated Oracle ACE Director, and has co-authored and authored various APEX books. He has also presented at numerous international conferences such as APEXposed!, COUG, Oracle OpenWorld, and ODTUG Kscope, for which he won the Presenter of the Year award in 2011. Martin holds a computer engineering degree from Queen’s University in Ontario, Canada. You can contact Martin at email@example.com.
Cameron Lackpour first worked with OLAP technology in the dinosaur days of Comshare’s System W and saw the Essbase light in 1993.
Since that life-altering event, Cameron has:
• Introduced what was then Arbor Software’s Essbase to Johnson & Johnson • Independently consulted since 1996, with a brief foray into working for consulting companies • Created solutions for customers using Oracle’s Essbase, Planning, and anything else that ties to those two products • Actively posted on OTN’s and Network54’s Essbase board – sharing knowledge makes his day interesting • Presented at multiple conferences including Hyperion Solutions and of course ODTUG Kscope • Been an Oracle ACE since November 2010 and an ACE Director as of August 2012 • Taught multiple formal classes and Webinars • Served on the ODTUG Hyperion SIG
David Schleis is a systems architect at the Wisconsin State Laboratory of Hygiene, a laboratory that provides analytical services for clinical, environmental, and industrial hygiene clients around the world.
Although beginning as a chemist, Dave has been working in IT for over twenty years, and has been using Oracle for the majority of that time. He recently completed work on the rewrite of a large Forms and Reports 6i application to JEE web applications using Grails. Dave is also working on the implementation of an Oracle-based Laboratory Information Management System.
David has previously served on the ODTUG Board, and was the content co-chair of the unbelievably successful Kscope12 conference. He has been a regular presenter at ODTUG conferences and is a two-time winner of the coveted Editor’s Choice Award. He has had articles printed in several publications, and has presented at Collaborate and Oracle OpenWorld to rave reviews.
Mia Urman is an Oracle ACE and a world-class expert in Oracle Development tools. She has more than fourteen years of experience supporting, training, and consulting on Oracle products. After seven years at Oracle Israel, she left to create Qesem Consulting, a boutique consulting firm with an elite list of enterprise clients in the telecom, government, defense, and finance industries. While providing high-level consulting, Ms. Urman became intimately familiar with the leading challenges facing customers, and founded AuraPlayer (Formerly OraPlayer), a development house providing solutions to challenges faced by Oracle Forms systems users. Ms. Urman is a seasoned presenter at conferences, including Oracle OpenWorld, ODTUG Kscope, UKOUG, and IOUG Collaborate. She is also the leader of the ilOUG Oracle Tools Developer Group.
Crystal Walton is the executive director of ODTUG and a senior conference manager with Your Conference Connection. Crystal previously served as the managing editor of ODTUG’s Technical Journal and as the ODTUG’s first program director.
She specializes in strategic planning, logistics, and cohesive marketing campaigns. Crystal holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism from Elon University.