Shyam is a data warehousing and database professional with over 20 years of industry experience. He has been an Oracle Certified Professional (OCP) since 1998 and his skills include Oracle Database, Exadata, Exalytics and Data Warehousing. He is the founding president of Oracle Exadata Special Interest Group (SIG) and the Oracle BI, Warehousing and Analytics (BIWA) SIG. He has worked in the financial, healthcare, defense, aerospace, manufacturing and education industries. He is a regular speaker at Oracle Openworld, Collaborate, KScope, NYOUG and related conferences. He is also an Oracle Certified Specialist in OBIEE and BI applications.