Anton Kwang is a chemist by trade, but he saw a need in emerging economies such as his home country of Guyana to replace paper-based business processes with software. He started a tech services company as a side business. After embracing Oracle APEX, he and his partner were able to make that company their full-time jobs.
Gemma Wood left her lucrative career as a Silicon Valley software developer to focus on her true love: horses. But it was hard to make ends meet as a horse massage therapist. So she used Oracle APEX to create an app to run her business, which is now used by animal therapists, veterinarians, and other professionals. And that app has become her full-time business.
By the time Alexis Galdamez hit sixth grade, he knew he wanted to be a software developer. He began reading, experimenting, and sharing what he learned—habits that helped propel him on a four-year trek from college student in El Salvador to Oracle APEX developer in Leeds, England.
As a developer who’s visually impaired, Russian-born Vladimir Goncharov found a career rebirth using Oracle APEX. Oracle APEX let him combine his database and development skills, and it worked well with his favorite screen-reader tools. Now living in Florida, he calls his roller-coaster app dev career “an interesting life.”
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Photography: Anton Kwang/Fidal Bassier; Gemma Wood/João Santos, Getty Images for Oracle; Alexis Galdamez/Richard Cannon, Getty Images for Oracle; Vladimir Goncharov/Douglas Scaletta, Getty Images for Oracle