Speakers Bio & Abstract
Vice President of Development for Server Technologies
BiographySteven has been at Oracle since 1994, and is vice president in engineering responsible for advanced technology development for areas of Spatial/Geospatial, Semantics, Graph Databases, Imaging, and portions of the Big Data, Cloud, and High Availability technologies within the Oracle product set. He is representing Oracle on the Open Geospatial Consortium board of directors where he actively pursues evolving the standards in support of customer geospatial needs and he is leading the development team that rapidly evolves Oracle product to keep pace with those standards. He is also an industry observer on the United Nations Committee of Experts on Global Geospatial Information Management (GGIM). Before joining Oracle, Steven spent several years at Digital Equipment Corporation, where he managed and led the engineering of the database products.