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    The ODTUG Board of Directors is a group of volunteers elected by the ODTUG membership to serve the community at large. Directors serve two-year terms and are your direct link to all things ODTUG.


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    email: monty@odtug.com      twitter: @monty_odtug

    Monty Latiolais has almost thirty years’ experience in information technology and more than fifteen years’ experience with Oracle. 

    Monty has been on the ODTUG Board of Directors for five years serving as President since 2012. 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. 

    He is currently serving as a senior consultant with Insum Solutions, the largest APEX consultancy in North America. Prior to joining Insum Solutions, Monty spent time solving problems in the Oil and Gas, Legal and Healthcare industries. 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.


    email:  ndelemar@odtug.com      twitter: @EssbaseLady 

    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 co-chaired Kscope14 and serves as the Kscope15 Conference Chair.

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    email: timtow@appliedolap.com      twitter:

    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. 


    email: dschleis@odtug.com      twitter: @dschleis

    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.

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    email: martin@clarifit.com      twitter: @martindsouza

    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 martin@clarifit.com.

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    email: cameronodtug@clsolve.com      twitter: @CameronLackpour

    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



    email: mriley@odtug.com      twitter: @Mike_ODTUG

    Mike has served many roles for ODTUG – Vice President, President, Conference Chair, Conference Co-Chair, and Oracle OpenWorld Content Chair. Mike is an Oracle ACE, was a columnist for Oracle Magazine, and was named 2014 ODTUG Volunteer of the Year at the fantastic KScope14 Conference in Seattle!

    Mike is a Project Manager/DBA with Hortica Insurance and Employee Benefits, an insurance company dedicated to providing the very highest quality insurance products and employee benefits to the horticultural industry. Mike has 25+ years experience; consulting with the Department of Defense, working for a large clothing and shoe retailer, in addition to his current position. He has led many successful projects throughout his career including leading a development team to create a rating system for worker’s compensation insurance, using Designer, Developer, Reports, and other third-party tools. He has also taken part in many database upgrades/migrations and disaster recovery planning and testing scenarios.

    email: miaurman@auraplayer.com      twitter: @miaurman

    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.



    email:sarah@odtug.com          twitter: @EPM_Queen

    Sarah Craynon Zumbrum is an Oracle ACE Associate and an Oracle Hyperion Certified Implementation Specialist with interRel Consulting, headquartered in Arlington, TX. She has previously worked in-house as a business intelligence architect and as an EPM consultant, specializing in the Hyperion suite of tools. She has been a speaker at ODTUG's Kscope, OAUG's Connection Point, ECO Conference and RMOUG's Training Days. She is past member of ODTUG's Hyperion SIG Board of Directors (serving as Secretary) and is a graduate of ODTUG's 2013 Leadership Program. She has served as a Hyperion content reviewer for RMOUG's Training Days 2014 & 2015, the Foundations & Data Management Track team for Kscope 2014 and the Hyperion Planning Track team for Kscope 2015. Sarah has been published in RMOUG's SQL>Update magazine and by ODTUG's Technical Journal. She is an avid marathoner and resides with her husband in Raleigh, NC.

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    email: veronica@odtug.com      twitter: @VeronicaJSnow

    Veronica Snow is the executive director of ODTUG. Veronica previously served as senior project manager for conferences of various associations, technology user groups, and higher education institutions. Her strengths include working with volunteers and boards, conference management, editing, and overall brainstorming and implementation of ambitious projects under tight time constraints.


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