Jeanne Lowell is a Vice President of Product Strategy for Oracle E-Business Suite (EBS) at Oracle, with responsibility for cross-suite strategy, go-to-market, and customer success activities. With over twenty years at Oracle, Lowell is a proven leader with experience across all areas of the software development life cycle, having led the EBS Projects applications development team, prior to moving to the EBS strategy role. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering from Stanford University.
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David Bowin’s career in enterprise business solutions started with Accenture, where, as a Senior Manager, he focused on developing and implementing a full spectrum of solutions for high tech and consumer packaged goods customers. Leveraging this experience, Bowin joined PeopleSoft as it transitioned from being an HCM-only solution provider to the delivery of a full ERP suite of applications.
Bowin has been part of the Oracle Fusion Applications Development team from the onset and as a leader in the Application Strategy team has been involved in guiding the overall scope and direction of Fusion Applications. In his current role, he is focused on enabling customers and partners in their adoption and roll-out of Fusion Applications.
As Senior Director for Oracle E-Business Suite Product Strategy at Oracle, with a focus on cross-product launch and adoption strategies, Anne frequently writes and speaks about Release 12.1 upgrade planning, sharing best practices and lessons learned from customers. Previously, Anne led product management and information development for the Oracle Applications Technology Group, which is responsible for ensuring that the E-Business Suite effectively leverages Oracle’s systems technologies. Anne received a bachelor’s degree from Yale University and a master’s degree from MIT Sloan School of Management.
Suman has been an architect in developing large-scale ERP/CRM/J2EE applications over the years and involved in ERP integrations and Business Process Orchestration using Oracle Fusion Middleware, Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) and Oracle Application Integration Architecture (AIA). In his career he spent seven years at Oracle developing the Oracle E-Business Suite Release 11i/12 and Fusion Applications. Presently, at Fujitsu America, he is responsible for delivering Fusion Middleware and Application customer engagements.
Patrick joined Leeyo in September 2011 and is currently responsible for Leeyo’s market positioning, brand building, partner ecosystem and strategic alliances. Patrick brings 32 years of business experience to Leeyo, most recently as a consultant with Connor Group LLC, where he provided operational consulting and advisory services to board and C-level executives at pre-IPO companies. Prior to that, he held various senior management positions including President and CEO at Venturi Wireless, a venture-backed software and equipment company he co-founded in 1994 and, Vice President Finance at Cellular Data, a KPCB-backed start-up. Patrick holds a B.S in Business Administration — Finance from San Jose State University.
Jim Hoskins, Product Manager, Data Systems International (DSI) has been with DSI for over 14 years and has a background in on and off premise mobility, networking and ERP systems integration. He brings his knowledge of today’s and tomorrow’s mobility ecosystem coupled with practical implementation experience. Jim has spoken about mobility topics to numerous trade groups and organizations, always emphasizing ways to reduce total cost of technology investment and increase productivity and profitability by using mobile technologies.
Alyssa Johnson has focused on Release 12 since its initial release, and designs R12 upgrade/implementation solutions which meet client‘s business needs and leverage R12 functionality. Alyssa presents on a variety of R12 topics, and is co-author of the Release 12 Primer. She currently serves as Secretary on the OAUG Board of Directors.
As a Sales Consultant for Noetix Corporation, Pam Kight specializes in enhancing efficiencies and developing solutions to drive business performance for customers using Oracle E-Business Suite. Her past professional background includes 15 years at Oracle Corporation as an Applications Sales Consultant with extensive experience in Oracle Financials, Projects, Procurement, Business Intelligence, Governance, Risk, and Compliance applications. Pam majored in Computer Information Systems at the University of Houston — Clear Lake.
Currently responsible for Product Strategy for Oracle E-Business Suite Financial Applications and Fusion Cash Management and Payments, Amrita Mehrok is knowledgeable and skilled in all aspects of software product management and marketing including product definition, product positioning and messaging, competitive positioning, analyst and press relations, sales engagement, product demonstrations.
Elke Phelps is a Senior Principal Product Manager in the Oracle E-Business Suite Applications Technology Group. She joined Oracle in 2011 after having been an Oracle customer and Oracle Technologist (Oracle Database Administrator, Oracle Applications DBA, Technical Architect and Technical Manager of an Oracle Applications DBA Team) since 1993. Her primary areas of expertise include Oracle Database and E-Business Suite deployments and upgrades, platform migrations and infrastructure design.
Phelps is the lead author of the Oracle Applications DBA Field Guide (Apress 2006) and Oracle R12 Applications DBA Field Guide (Coqui Tech and Press 2010). She is also the founder of the Oracle Applications User Group (OAUG) E-Business Suite Applications Technology Special Interest Group (SIG) and served as President of the SIG from February 2005 to August 2011. Phelps has been a speaker at Oracle OpenWorld and COLLABORATE since 2004. Prior to joining Oracle, she was designated an Oracle ACE (2007) and Oracle ACE Director (2009). She is a contributor to the Oracle E-Business Suite Technology blog.
Ryan Schmidt is a Territory Sales Manager with Excel4apps, a provider of best-in-class Excel-based financial reporting for Oracle users worldwide. Since joining the company in 2008, he has been involved in numerous implementations of the GL Wand, Reports Wand, and Budget Wand products and currently oversees all sales, training, partnerships, and business development efforts throughout the South Central and Southeastern United States. Ryan Schmidt holds a master’s degree in International Development from North Carolina State University.