Hosted by Scott Spendolini of Sumneva, this year's APEXposed! conference will take
   your knowledge of APEX to the next level
allowing you to stay ahead of the Web-based application trends.    

Scott Spendolini, APEXposed! Conference Chair

Scott Spendolini is a Director and Co-Founder at Sumneva™, a world-class Oracle® Application Express (APEX) consulting, training, and solutions firm founded in 2010. He has assisted a number of clients from various verticals with their Oracle APEX development and training needs. Spendolini has presented at a number of Oracle-related conferences, including Oracle OpenWorld, ODTUG, and IOUG and is a regular contributor to the Oracle APEX Forums on OTN. Spendolini is also the host and conference chair of APEXposed, an APEX-specific annual conference. He is a recent recipient of the Oracle Ace Director designation and is also a co-author of the book Pro Oracle Application Express. In 2009, Spendolini along with ODTUG was presented with the Oracle Innovation Award for his work on ODTUG’s public Web site, odtug.com.

Previously to co-founding Sumneva, Spendolini founded and ran Sumner Technologies from 2005 through 2009, which also focused on Oracle APEX consulting, training, and solutions. Before that, he was employed by Oracle Corporation for almost 10 years, the last three of which he was a Senior Product Manager for Oracle APEX. He holds a dual bachelors degree from Syracuse University in Management Information Systems and Telecommunications Management and currently resides in Ashburn, Virginia with his wife and two children.

Karen Cannell, TH Technology

Karen Cannell is president of TH Technology, a small consulting firm focused on Oracle technologies, including Application Express. She has analyzed, designed, developed, converted, upgraded, enhanced, and otherwise improved database applications for more than twenty years, focusing on the Oracle Database and toolsets since 1994.  Recent projects include design and development of APEX applications, Oracle BI and Discoverer implementations, ETL and warehouse migrations, and leveraging the Oracle9i, 10g, and 11g suites of tools.

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Martin Giffy D'Souza, Independent Consultant

Martin Giffy D’Souza has spent the past six years developing Web applications, with a focus on creating solutions using Oracle APEX. His experience developing database centric software for companies of all sizes has allowed him to recognize the need to quickly produce performant and productive applications. Martin has presented at the Calgary Oracle Users Group (COUG) as well as the Oracle Development Tools User Group (ODTUG) Kaleidoscope conference. He holds a computer engineering degree from Queen’s University.

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Steven Feuerstein, OPP Conference Chair
PL/SQL Evangelist, Quest Software

Steven Feuerstein is considered one of the world's leading experts on the Oracle PL/SQL language, having written nine books on PL/SQL (all from O'Reilly & Associates), including Oracle PL/SQL Programming and Oracle PL/SQL Best Practices. He has received various awards over the years for his work on PL/SQL, including Oracle Magazine PL/SQL Developer of the Year in 2003 and 2006. Steven is the only ODTUG presenter to win three awards—the 2005 Best Presentation, the 2005 Editor’s Choice Award, and the 2002 Best Presentation Award. He has taught thousands of the PL/SQL developers and DBAs in seminars throughout U.S., Europe, Australia, and Latin America.

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Doug Gault, Sumneva

Doug Gault has been working with Oracle since 1988 starting with version 5.1B, SQL*Forms 2.0, and RPT/RPF. Since then he has focused his career on Oracle's development technologies, spending the last decade on Web-based technologies, and the last five years specifically on HTML DB/APEX. Prior to joining Sumner Technologies, Doug was the product development director for Hotsos Enterprises, during which time he was the lead architect/developer and product manager for two commercial products written in exclusively in APEX. His twenty-one years of Oracle experience have taken him all over the world and involved him in some truly ground-breaking projects. Doug has presented and participated in round table discussions at a number of conferences including Oracle OpenWorld, UKOUG, and ODTUG's APEXposed. He holds an associate’s degree in computer science, and an honorary MA from the School of Hard Knocks, believing there is no replacement for hard earned experience.

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Dan McGhan, SkillBuilders
Dan McGhan is a senior APEX developer and instructor with SkillBuilders. In addition to his “day job,” Dan enjoys helping others learn via the APEX forum, speaking at various Oracle user group events, and maintaining his Oracle and APEX blog.

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Anton Nielsen, C2 Consulting

Anton Nielsen is president of C2 Consulting, a technology solutions firm specializing in Oracle technologies. Anton is an Oracle Fusion Middleware ACE Director and has presented at ODTUG Kaleidoscope, Oracle OpenWorld,  and local user groups. Prior to founding C2 Consulting, he was employed by Oracle for ten years and by the U.S. Air Force as an officer and scientist.
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Jason Straub, Oracle Corporation

Jason Straub has been working for Oracle since October 2000 and is a developer on the Application Express team. He has primarily worked on Application Express since the days when it was an internal tool used to build a calendaring system. Jason’s primary development responsibilities include installation and upgrade as well as integration features such as support for consuming Web services. Jason is currently working on features in the next major release of Application Express including assisting on an information sharing feature for end users.

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Tim St. Hilaire, BAE Systems

Tim St. Hilaire works for BAE Systems, a leading aerospace and defense company. Working with various software development tools for the past twelve years, Tim became involved with his company’s ERP implementation in June 2000, and was first exposed to Oracle technology. Following the implementation of the Oracle E-Business Suite, Tim focused on a wide variety of system integration tools with a particular focus on Oracle software. Currently he leads a team of developers that are focused on managing complex, cross-functional implementations of applications, in which Oracle Application Express is a major component, to provide value to the BAE Systems’ business.

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