Flying High with Oracle ACE Steve Romeo
Steve Romeo—director of IT for Breg, a medical devices firm based in San Diego, California; board member of the Oracle Applications User Group; and a newly minted Oracle ACE—talks to Profit about what it means to work with Oracle.
PROFIT: What motivates you at work?
ROMEO: Every product we manufacture has a positive impact on someone's life. It makes me very proud to be a part of a team that improves people's lives.
PROFIT: What's been your experience with Oracle Applications?
ROMEO: I've led two deployments of Oracle E-Business Suite over the past eight years, focusing on medical device manufacturing utilizing Oracle E-Business Suite Release 11I applications for order entry, financials, manufacturing, mobile supply chain, and real application clustering.
PROFIT: What's your work style?
ROMEO: I am very collaborative, motivated, driven, and passionate. I work with a great team. I draw my customers into my collaborative process because I love talking to them and delivering on their requests.
PROFIT: What has been the most exciting development you've witnessed at Oracle?
ROMEO: The evolution of Oracle E-Business Suite has been very exciting. We have so many options and a flexible platform that allows us to grow without boundaries with our software. With new releases of Oracle Applications on the horizon, we are really getting excited about the convergence of Web 2.0 technology and the new applications.
PROFIT: What is your alter ego—your favorite way to spend time outside of work?
ROMEO: I am an avid flight enthusiast. I was fortunate enough to fly with Sean Tucker of Team Oracle. I'm also a wilderness survival teacher and animal tracker.
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