Community Keynotes

John Hagerty
John Hagerty
Vice President of Product Strategy, Oracle
John Hagerty brings more than 35 years of expertise in business analytics and enterprise technologies and applications to his role of VP, Product Management for Oracle’s Business Analytics portfolio. In this role, John is the point person for all outbound activities that touch with customers for the Business Analytics portfolio. Prior to joining Oracle, John was VP and Distinguished Analyst at Gartner, the IT research firm. An analyst for a total of 16 years, he advised companies of all sizes and in all sectors globally regarding technology options, deployment best practices, governance and collaboration strategies as well as optimal cloud and hybrid architectures for business intelligence, analytics, and performance management applications. John recently published Gartner’s “2017 Planning Guide for Data and Analytics” and has been the lead author for Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Business Intelligence and Analytics Platforms in the past.

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Joel Kallman
Senior Director of Software Development, Oracle
Joel R. Kallman is Senior Director of Software Development for Oracle's Server Technologies division at Oracle America, Inc. He is responsible for the development and product management of Oracle Application Express. Joel has been at Oracle since 1996 and is the co-creator of Oracle Application Express. He is a contributing author of several books on Oracle technology, including Expert One on One Oracle, Beginning Oracle Programming, and Mastering Oracle PL/SQL: Practical Solutions.

Joel holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer and Information Science from the College of Engineering, Ohio State University.

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Dominic Giles
Dominic Giles
Master Product Manager for the Oracle Database
Dominic is a Master Product Manager for the Oracle Database, responsible for the overall product offering. He’s worked at Oracle for over 27 years since the release of Oracle Database 5. One of Dominic’s primary roles is to update customers on new functionality and gather feedback for future releases. You can follow him on twitter @dominic_giles. In his spare time, Dominic has created swingbench a popular load generator for the Oracle Database. If he finds any other time Dominic also enjoys tennis, electronics and woodworking.

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Maria Colgan
Maria Colgan
Master Product Manager at Oracle
Maria Colgan has been with the company since version 7.3 was released in 1996. Maria’s core responsibility is creating material and lectures on the Oracle Database and the best practices for incorporating it into your environments. She is also responsible for getting the feedback from our customers and partners incorporated into future releases of the product.

Prior to this role; she was the product manager for Oracle Database In-Memory and the Oracle Database query optimizer. Maria is the primary author of the SQLMaria blog and a contributing author to the Oracle Optimizer blog and the Oracle Database Developer blog.

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Andy Clarke
Innovation Design Director, Oracle
Helping customers to execute innovation in their respective markets, Andy works as part of a team that ensures we design solutions for customers that truly meet their needs.

Part time hockey player, triathlete and coach, Andy is passionate about coaching and development and is never happier than when he is working with people who are striving to be the best they can be with what they have.

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