Speaker Bio & Abstract
BiographyHans Viehmann is responsible for Oracles Spatial and Graph technologies in the database as well as Oracle Big Data Spatial and Graph and the associated cloud services as Distinguished Product Manager.
He studied Physics at Hamburg University and Imperial College, London, and started his career in Research with the prestigious Max Planck Gesellschaft before joining ORACLE over twenty years ago. He has been working on GIS Systems, Spatial Databases and Spatial Data Infrastructures since the mid-Nineties and turned Spatial and Graph database sales into a sustainable business for Oracle Germany over the following years. After various positions in Presales Management, he joined the Product Management Team in 2011 and since then acts as the representative of the Oracle Spatial and Graph Development Team across Europe, Middle East and Africa. In this role, he is responsible for key projects and strategic partnerships, marketing activities, as well as internal awareness around the Location Products and Graph Databases/Graph Analysis within ORACLEs various regional organizations and business units. He is a regular speaker at conferences and user group events in the region and acts as the Oracle liaison to Spatial and Graph Special Interest Groups (SIGs) in several countries. He also serves on the Advisory Board of InGeoForum, Germany.