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OAUG Connection Point® Seminars
OAUG Connection Point® — Oracle E-Business Suite Release 12.1+ / Fusion Coexistence
November 15-16, 2012
Hilton San Diego Bayfront
San Diego, California, USA
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Keynote Presentation

Jeanne Lowell

Jeanne Lowell
Vice President, Oracle E-Business Suite Strategy
Oracle Corporation

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.

Presentation: Oracle E-Business Suite Strategy and Roadmap

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David Bowin III

David Bowin III
Oracle Fusion Applications Product Development
Oracle Corporation

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.

Presentation: Oracle Fusion Application Overview and Strategy

Presentation: Application Roadmap Guidance — Understanding how Fusion complements Oracle E-Business Suite

Keith Burr

Keith Burr
Principal
Deloitte, Platinum Sponsor

Presentation: Charting a Course of Action: Fusion Applications

Anne Carlson

Anne Carlson
Senior Director, Product Strategy, Oracle E-Business Suite Development
Oracle Corporation

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.

Presentation: Planning Your Oracle E-Business Suite Upgrade from Release 11i to 12.1 and Beyond

Joe Dahl

Joe Dahl
Sales Consultant
Noetix Corporation, Gold Sponsor

As a Sales Consultant for Noetix Corporation, Joe specializes in Oracle E-Business Suite product knowledge and developing strategic solutions to provide greater business intelligence insight for Oracle customers. For more than 20 years, Joe has been an active member of the Oracle Applications Community and presented at numerous Oracle industry events and conferences including local user groups (OAUG, OUG) and special interest group (SIG) events.

Presentation: Spanning the Oracle EBS Reporting Spectrum: Operational to Analytics

Suneel Jakka

Suneel Jakka
Technical Lead/Project Lead for Oracle Fusion Middleware, SOA, Integration B2B through Fujitsu — DPI Specialty Foods
Fujitsu, Gold Sponsor

Suneel Jakka has over 11 years of experience in the field if Information Technology, and is a specialist in Oracle Fusion Middleware (SOA/B2B/OSB/BPM/ADF/WebCenter) and Java programming. He is certified as an “Oracle SOA Foundation Practitioner,” “Oracle Service Oriented Architecture Infrastructure Implementation Certified Expert” and “Java Programmer Certified Professonal.” Suneel has been with Fujitsu for more than five years as a Senior Consultant. He earned a Masters in Computer Applications.

Presentation: Achieve Live Analytics for Business Processes through Business Activity Monitoring (BAM) integration

Chris Meyer

Chris Meyer
Managing Director of the Americas
Excel4Apps, Gold Sponsor

Chris Meyer is managing director of the Americas for Excel4apps, a provider of Excel-based reporting software for Oracle. At Excel4apps, Chris uses his background as a chartered accountant and deep consulting experience in implementing ERP systems throughout the world to bring accelerated reporting solutions to Oracle users. He can be reached at chris.meyer@excel4apps.com.

Presentation: What You Need to Know: The Impact of Oracle R12 on Your GL Reporting

John Miner

John Miner
Operations Director, Americas
Original Software

With a career spanning more than 24 years in the computing industry, Mr. Miner majored in Computer and Electrical Engineering from Purdue University and began his career as a systems control engineer in the chemical industry. Following this, his career became immersed in the design, development and delivery of large mission critical applications for companies like DuPont and i2 Technologies.

More recently, John has been helping software application vendors like Compuware and Original Software bring their products to market with roles including Pre-sales Manager, Product-line Sales Director, Product Launch Director, and Partner Business Development Manager.

Presentation: Efficient Collaboration between IT and Business Users during the Testing Phase

Jennifer Sherman

Jennifer Sherman
Senior Director of Applications Strategy
Oracle Corporation

In her current role, Jennifer is responsible for Oracle’s roadmap in the Order Fulfillment and Logistics space. This affords her the opportunity to work with large and small public and private sector organizations looking to transform the capabilities and reach of their supply chains and distribution networks. She believes that efficient, equitable supply chain management can help us rethink the way we make and distribute products around the world, bringing opportunity to new communities that are often ignored today. She holds a BS in Industrial Engineering and an MS in Industrial Engineering and Engineering Management from Stanford University. She is also a TEDx speaker, a glass artist and a certified judge with the Kansas City Barbeque Society.

Presentation: Responsive Fulfillment in Multi-Instance Infrastructures

April Stooksberry

April Stooksberry
Senior Solutions Architect
Perficient Tax Technology Practice, Gold Sponsor

April has 20+ years of experience in business and system analysis, solution design, and implementation of custom and packaged software applications including multiple full lifecycle implementations. Analysis and design skills are based on practical business experience learned through accounting and management roles across many business areas and industries as well as responsibility for domestic and international financial and tax reporting. Soft skills combine excellent written and verbal communication with attention to detail and regard for quality in business requirements analysis, solution design, implementation, and presentation.

Presentation: Learn How Vertex Eliminates EBTax Headaches — Making Sense of EBTax!

Biju Thomas

Biju Thomas
Senior Oracle Database Architect
OneNeck IT Services, Gold Sponsor

Biju Thomas has more than 18 years of Oracle database administration experience. He is the author of Oracle11g OCA, co-author of Oracle10g, 9i, 8i certification books published by Sybex/Wiley. He has published articles in Oracle Magazine, Oracle Internals and Select Journal. Thomas is Oracle OCP Administrator and Oracle Database SQL Certified Expert.

Presentation: Oracle Database: Rest of the 11gR2 Features for the 11i/R12 DBA