Oracle Engineered Systems Technology Leaders Conference

20 - 22 March, 2013
Intercontinental Sanctuary Cove Resort
Manor Circle, Sanctuary Cove
Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia
In Person
Space is limited. Register today!
Overview Agenda Speakers
You're invited to the Oracle Engineered Systems, Technology Leaders Conference.

Oracle designs engineered systems that are pre-integrated to reduce the complexity of your IT. Only Oracle can innovate and optimize at every layer of the stack to gain productivity and performance levels that are unmatched in the industry. Oracle Engineered Systems include products such as the Oracle Exadata Database Machine, Oracle Exalogic Elastic Cloud, Oracle Exalytics In-Memory Machine and the Oracle Big Data Appliance.

This two day conference is a small, exclusive event for our valued technologists.

Attendees will have the unique opportunity to hear the latest product updates and the best practices direct from the Oracle Global Product Management teams. You'll also meet and learn with peers to gain valuable insight from real life experiences – in an intimate environment designed for an engaging experience.

You'll hear:
  • Keynote Presentations from Oracle Executives
  • Learning Sessions from Oracle Global Development Team
  • Customer Presentations
  • Partner Presentations
  • One2One Meetings with Oracle Development team

  • Conference is free. It will include lunch, dinner, and coffee breaks.
  • Travel and accommodation costs to be paid by each participant.
  • A special Oracle rate of $220 AUD per night has been negotiated with Sanctuary Cove Resort. (price includes tax and breakfast)

Click on the "Register Now" button to register for this event. Space is strictly limited!

We look forward to welcoming you in Gold Coast, Australia!


Agenda Arrival: Wednesday March 20
Time Description
3:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Arrival, Check in & Registration
6:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. Welcome Reception

Agenda Day 1: Thursday March 21
Time Description
08:30 a.m. – 09:00 a.m. Coffee & Tea
09:00 a.m. – 09:15 a.m. Welcome & Introduction
09:15 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Oracle Leadership Presentation
10:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Morning Break
10:30 a.m. – 11:15 a.m. Case Study - Customer Presentation
11:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. Oracle Learning Session with Product Development Team
12:15 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. Lunch Beak
01:00 p.m. – 01:40 p.m. Case Study - Customer Presentation
01:40 p.m. – 02:30 p.m. Oracle Learning Session with Product Support Team
02:30 p.m. – 03:00 p.m. Afternoon Break
03:00 p.m. – 05:00 p.m. Experiential learning
06:30 p.m. Appreciation Dinner

Agenda Day 2: Friday March 22
Time Description
09:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Case Study - Partner Presentation
10:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Case Study - Customer Presentation
10:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Morning Break
11:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Oracle Learning Session with Product Development Team
11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. One2One sessions
12:30 p.m. – 01:30 p.m. Lunch Break
01:30 p.m. – 02:00 p.m. Case Study - Partner Presentation
02:00 p.m. – 02:30 p.m. Oracle Learning Wrap Up
03:00 p.m. Close
Oracle Speaker Bios:
Balaji Bashyam Balaji Bashyam
Vice President, Global Customer Support Database, EM, Middleware and BI Products

Balaji Bashyam joined Oracle in 1996. Past roles have included directing Global Customer Support for Database advanced features as well as leading elite diagnostic teams to solve top priority support challenges. Today, Balaji is Vice President of Global Customer Support for Server Technology products which include : Database, Enterprise Manager, Engineered Systems, Middleware, BI and Hyperion. Balaji holds a Bachelor of Engineering degree in Computer Science from the Birla Institute of Technology and an MBA from the University of Pennsylvania Wharton School.
Wei Hu Wei Hu
Vice President Oracle MAA Product Development

Wei Hu is the Vice President of High Availability Technologies at Oracle Corporation. He has contributed to every release since Oracle8i. Mr. Hu is in charge of developing mission critical database capabilities including Active Data Guard, flashback database, recovery, buffer cache, flash cache, and cache fusion. Mr. Hu is the overall high availability focus area leader for the Oracle Database where he drives high availability projects across the organization. Mr. Hu also manages the MAA (Maximum Availability Architecture) team that develops architectures and best practices for the Oracle database, Exadata, Oracle Public Cloud, Fusion Middleware, and Applications. Mr. Hu has B.S. and M.S. degrees from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He holds many patents for his work in high availability and is the author and co-author of two books and several papers.
Brad Tewksbury Brad Tewksbury
Senior Director Global Business Development
Exadata and Big Data Appliance Solutions

Brad Tewksbury is Senior Director for Oracle's Server Technologies Group, where he is the global business development leader for Oracle Exadata Database Machine and Big Data Appliance. Brad works closely with the product management, product marketing, global sales, pre-sales, consulting and alliance & channel teams to shape the strategy and deliver value based solutions to Oracle's customers and partners.

During his 16-year tenure at Oracle, Brad has worked in sales, strategy, operations and business development roles to create and support enterprise software and system solutions with myriad of Oracle core tech products in the business fields of mobile and wireless, sensor-based computing, collaboration, data warehousing, and business intelligence.

Brad holds a BA in Arts and Sciences from University of Vermont and AIEP, Asian International Executive Education from INSEAD.
Chris Chelliah Chris Chelliah
Vice President, Exadata and Strategic Solutions
Oracle Asia Pacific

Chris Chelliah is Vice President for Oracle Exadata & Strategic Solutions business in Asia Pacific. In this role, Mr. Chelliah is responsible for growing the Oracle Exadata Database Machine business across the region. In addition, Mr. Chelliah leads a team of solution specialists in Asia Pacific who focus on integrating Oracle's acquired products into the Oracle Technology license business.

Mr. Chelliah has more than 18 years experience in the information systems industry, of which 14 years is with Oracle Corporation across Asia Pacific, Europe and most recently, in North America. In previous roles within the company, Mr. Chelliah focused on technology consulting and implementation services in large, global projects for Oracle across the telecommunications, financial services, and government sectors where he was instrumental in meeting the business needs of customers through innovative software solutions.

Mr. Chelliah holds a degree in Computer & Mathematical Sciences, with First Class Honors from the University of Western Australia. He co-authored "Professional Oracle Programming", a Wiley publication. His work has been published in a number of trade and industry journals. Mr. Chelliah is a featured speaker on Oracle's vision, strategy and architecture and consults on all critical and key customer projects throughout Oracle Asia Pacific.

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Event Details:
20 - 22 March, 2013

Intercontinental Sanctuary Cove Resort
Manor Circle, Sanctuary Cove
Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia
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