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Oracle Excellence Awards 2014

Oracle recognizes customers and partners that make digital disruption an opportunity for innovation.

January/February 2015

The new business frontier is digital, and Oracle customers and partners are blazing the trail for enterprises of all shapes, sizes, and industries. They use Oracle technology to find opportunity in digital disruption, respond to new business requirements, and reach for success. The Oracle Excellence Awards recognize customers and partners that innovate to drive exceptional business value together with Oracle. This year, nine Oracle Excellence Awards programs celebrate database administration, leadership, technology, green business practices, and more.

Anchoring Oracle’s annual awards is the CIO of the Year program, recognizing the achievements of chief information officers from around the world who use technology to improve the experience of their organizations and their customers and partners and to benefit their companies’ bottom lines. The award recognizes these CIOs for their outstanding performance using Oracle products and services to achieve their organizational goals, while also exemplifying leadership, vision, and dedication.


CIO OF THE YEAR

The CIO of the Year awards recognize outstanding performance and vision in the role of chief information officer. Winners have built a professional relationship for their company with Oracle that fosters the two-way exchange of ideas and provides insightful and honest feedback about Oracle technologies, services, and procedures.

CIO OF THE YEAR—ASIA PACIFIC


Nam Seuk Han, Vice President, SK Telecom

CIO OF THE YEAR—EUROPE, MIDDLE EAST, AND AFRICA


Jordi Fontanals, Chief Information Officer, CaixaBank

CIO OF THE YEAR—JAPAN


Yoshifumi Ozawa, General Manager, IT Solution Division, Mazda Motor Corporation

CIO OF THE YEAR—LATIN AMERICA


Patricio Melo, Executive Vice President of Technology and Operations, Banco Davivienda

CIO OF THE YEAR—NORTH AMERICA


Jamie S. Miller, Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer, General Electric
Marty Schoenthaler, Chief Information Officer, Archer Daniels Midland Company
Oracle Excellence Awards 2014


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DBA OF THE YEAR

The DBA of the Year awards honor individuals who demonstrate technical ability with and superior knowledge of Oracle Database and Oracle’s engineered systems within their organizations.

DBA OF THE YEAR—ASIA PACIFIC


WeiDong Teng, Chief Architect, Haier Group
DBA OF THE YEAR—EUROPE, MIDDLE EAST, AND AFRICA
Herbert Rossgoderer, Managing Director, ISE

DBA OF THE YEAR—AMERICAS


Rand Bell, Senior Database Administrator, Starbucks
DATA WAREHOUSE AND BIG DATA LEADER OF THE YEAR

The Data Warehouse and Big Data Leader of the Year awards recognize individuals who demonstrate excellent technical ability and superior knowledge of Oracle data warehouse and big data technologies and consistently apply best practices while demonstrating leadership and sharing experience both within and outside of their businesses.

DATA WAREHOUSE AND BIG DATA LEADER OF THE YEAR—ASIA PACIFIC


Cha Dongwon, Director, Hyundai Motor Group

DATA WAREHOUSE AND BIG DATA LEADER OF THE YEAR—EUROPE, MIDDLE EAST, AND AFRICA


Luis Esteban Grifoll, Chief Data Officer, CaixaBank

DATA WAREHOUSE AND BIG DATA LEADER OF THE YEAR—AMERICAS


Chris Wones, Senior Enterprise Architect, dunnhumby
JAVA BUSINESS INNOVATION

The Java Business Innovation award recognizes Java customers and partners that are using the Oracle Java Embedded platform to drive innovation within their business or product development.


KUKA Laboratories
LEADERSHIP

These annual awards recognize senior executives worldwide who have demonstrated outstanding leadership and technology vision in the successful deployment of Oracle solutions to simplify IT, power innovation, and drive transformational change in their respective lines of business or organizations.

LEADERSHIP: FINANCE—ASIA PACIFIC


Allan Tait, Chief Financial Officer, University of Melbourne

LEADERSHIP: FINANCE—EUROPE, MIDDLE EAST, AND AFRICA


Colm O’Higgins, Chief Financial Officer, SITA

LEADERSHIP: FINANCE—LATIN AMERICA


Fabio De Felippis, Financial Controller, Nufarm

LEADERSHIP: FINANCE—NORTH AMERICA


Gebhard Rainer, former Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Hyatt Hotels

LEADERSHIP: INFRASTRUCTURE TRANSFORMATION—ASIA PACIFIC


Jongho Park, Executive General Manager, LG Electronics/LG CNS

LEADERSHIP: INFRASTRUCTURE TRANSFORMATION—EUROPE, MIDDLE EAST, AND AFRICA


Mmuso Riba, Chief Surveyor-General, Republic of South Africa

LEADERSHIP: INFRASTRUCTURE TRANSFORMATION—JAPAN


Toshio Kato, General Manager, KDDI

LEADERSHIP: INFRASTRUCTURE TRANSFORMATION—LATIN AMERICA


Rogerio Martins, Chief Information Officer, Elektro
SPECIALIZED PARTNER OF THE YEAR

The Specialized Partner of the Year awards recognize Oracle PartnerNetwork Specialized partners for their commitment to delivering innovative, specialized solutions and services based on Oracle hardware and software.


SPECIALIZED PARTNER OF THE YEAR—ASIA PACIFIC

APPLICATIONS: Accenture
BUSINESS ANALYTICS: ASG Group
DATABASE: Tata Consultancy Services
ENGINEERED SYSTEMS: Youngwoo Digital
INDUSTRY: Neusoft
MIDDLEWARE: PT Infracom Technology
ORACLE CLOUD: Fusion5
SERVER AND STORAGE SYSTEMS: Wipro
VALUE ADDED DISTRIBUTOR OF THE YEAR: EZY Infotech


SPECIALIZED PARTNER OF THE YEAR—EUROPE, MIDDLE EAST, AND AFRICA
APPLICATIONS:
BUSINESS ANALYTICS:
DATABASE:
ENGINEERED SYSTEMS:
INDUSTRY:
MIDDLEWARE:
ORACLE CLOUD:
SERVER AND STORAGE SYSTEMS:
SPECIALIZED PARTNER OF THE YEAR—GLOBAL

APPLICATIONS: Deloitte
BUSINESS ANALYTICS: ASG Group
DATABASE: Mythics
ENGINEERED SYSTEMS: e-DBA
INDUSTRY: Neusoft
MIDDLEWARE: Keste
ORACLE CLOUD: PwC
SERVER AND STORAGE SYSTEMS: ITOCHU Techno-Solutions


SPECIALIZED PARTNER OF THE YEAR—JAPAN

APPLICATIONS: Accenture Japan
BUSINESS ANALYTICS: TIS
CONSULTING: FOREX
DATABASE: FUJITSU
ENGINEERED SYSTEMS: NEC
INDUSTRY: Toshiba Solutions
INNOVATION: Nomura Research Institute
INNOVATION: NS Solutions
INNOVATION: NTT DATA
ISV: WORKS APPLICATIONS
MIDDLEWARE: ITOCHU Techno-Solutions
ORACLE CLOUD: transcosmos
ORACLE UNIVERSITY: FUJITSU LEARNING MEDIA
SERVER AND STORAGE SYSTEMS: ITOCHU Techno-Solutions
SPECIAL: K.K. Ashisuto
SPECIALIZATION: ITOCHU Techno-Solutions
SUPPORT: K.K. Ashisuto
SUPPORT QUALITY: NEC
VALUE ADDED DISTRIBUTOR: SoftBank Commerce & Service
PARTNER OF THE YEAR: NEC


SPECIALIZED PARTNER OF THE YEAR— LATIN AMERICA

APPLICATIONS: Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu
BUSINESS ANALYTICS: TO Brasil (SSIT Consulting)
DATABASE: Tata Consultancy Services
ENGINEERED SYSTEMS: IT Services and Solutions
INDUSTRY: Grupo de Tecnología Cibernética
MIDDLEWARE: Tarea Consultoria em Gerenciamento
ORACLE CLOUD: Cis Corporate
SERVER AND STORAGE SYSTEMS: F9C Security


SPECIALIZED PARTNER OF THE YEAR— NORTH AMERICA (Applications)

CX SOLUTION: Apex IT
ERP SOLUTION: Inspirage
GLOBAL SYSTEM INTEGRATOR CX APPLICATIONS: Tata Consultancy Services
GLOBAL SYSTEM INTEGRATOR ERP APPLICATIONS: Deloitte
GLOBAL SYSTEM INTEGRATOR HCM APPLICATIONS: Deloitte
HCM CLOUD; CORE HR SOLUTION: Drivestream
MIDMARKET CLOUD SOLUTION: eVerge Group
REGIONAL SYSTEM INTEGRATOR CX APPLICATIONS: Helix Business Solutions
REGIONAL SYSTEM INTEGRATOR ERP APPLICATIONS: CSS International
REGIONAL SYSTEM INTEGRATOR HCM APPLICATIONS: KBACE Technologies
SYSTEM INTEGRATOR APPLICATIONS: Deloitte
SYSTEM INTEGRATOR MIDMARKET APPLICATIONS: Drivestream


SPECIALIZED PARTNER OF THE YEAR— NORTH AMERICA (Technology)

BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE SOLUTION: eVerge Group
ENGINEERED SYSTEMS: Forsythe
ENGINEERED SYSTEMS GROWTH: Centroid
EPM SOLUTION: Grant Thornton
HARDWARE: Alliance Technology Group
HARDWARE GROWTH: CDW
INNOVATION IN PUBLIC SECTOR: Accenture
MIDDLEWARE SOLUTION: Keste
PUBLIC SECTOR HARDWARE: Mythics
PUBLIC SECTOR SOFTWARE: Mythics
TECHNOLOGY SOFTWARE: Mythics
TECHNOLOGY SOFTWARE GROWTH: Groupware Technology


ORACLE FUSION MIDDLEWARE INNOVATION

The Oracle Fusion Middleware Innovation awards honor Oracle customers for their cutting-edge solutions using Oracle Fusion Middleware. Winners are selected based on the uniqueness of their business cases, business benefits, level of impact relative to the size of the organization, complexity and magnitude of implementation, and the originality of their architecture.

ORACLE APPADVANTAGE SOLUTION
Ricoh Americas
ORACLE BIG DATA AND BUSINESS ANALYTICS
B/E Aerospace
ORACLE BIG DATA AND BUSINESS ANALYTICS
Xtime
ORACLE BUSINESS PROCESS MANAGEMENT
State Revenue Office, Victoria
ORACLE BUSINESS PROCESS MANAGEMENT
Vertafore
ORACLE CLOUD APPLICATION FOUNDATION
TUI Travel PLC—Transfers & Activity Bank
ORACLE CLOUD APPLICATION FOUNDATION
Verizon Communications
ORACLE DATA INTEGRATION
Griffith University
ORACLE DATA INTEGRATION
NET Serviços de Comunicação
ORACLE DEVELOPMENT TOOLS AND FRAMEWORK
Dallas Airmotive
ORACLE DEVELOPMENT TOOLS AND FRAMEWORK
Echo Entertainment Group
ORACLE ENTERPRISE MOBILITY
National Pharmacies
ORACLE EXALOGIC ELASTIC CLOUD
7-Eleven
ORACLE EXALOGIC ELASTIC CLOUD
Grupo Fármacos Especializados
ORACLE FUSION MIDDLEWARE CLOUD
Bundesagentur für Arbeit
ORACLE FUSION MIDDLEWARE CLOUD
Eaton
ORACLE IDENTITY MANAGEMENT
Cisco Systems
ORACLE IDENTITY MANAGEMENT
Safeway
ORACLE SERVICE-ORIENTED ARCHITECTURE
Benesse
ORACLE SERVICE-ORIENTED ARCHITECTURE
Securitas Direct
ORACLE WEBCENTER
Banque du Liban
ORACLE WEBCENTER
McAfee


PROACTIVE SUPPORT CHAMPION

The Proactive Support Executive and Individual Champion awards honor Oracle customers or partners for driving the adoption of Oracle proactive support tools and resources within their own or their customers’ companies.

PROACTIVE SUPPORT: EXECUTIVE CHAMPIONS
Carolanne Kaye, Senior Director, Legal Technology, Thomson Reuters
Colin Jowett, IT Director, Emerson Process Management

PROACTIVE SUPPORT: INDIVIDUAL CHAMPIONS
Matthew Gallagher, Database Architect Lead—Database and BI Architecture, Walgreens
Mark Read, Platform Support Lead, Centrica


SUSTAINABILITY INNOVATION

The Sustainability Innovation category honors customers and partners for their use of Oracle products to reduce their environmental footprint while reducing costs and improving business efficiencies using green business practices.

CHIEF SUSTAINABILITY OFFICER OF THE YEAR
Lacey Lewis, Senior Vice President of Finance, Cox Enterprises

CUSTOMERS AWARDED 2014 SUSTAINABILITY INNOVATION AWARDS
Silvia Emaldi, Chief Financial Officer/Chief Information Officer, Administración Nacional de Usinas y Trasmisiones Eléctricas
Cr. Luis Margenat, Commercial Director, Administración Nacional de Usinas y Trasmisiones Eléctricas
Marilena Militi, Head of Group Consolidation and Reporting Systems Management Unit, Enel
Rajinder Sachdeva, Department Manager, Pace Suburban Bus
Hermann Erdmann, Chief Executive Officer, REDISA
Ian Beaton, Chief Information Officer, REDISA
Don Arnold, Executive Director, Safe Water Kenya
Nick Wood, Senior Programme Director, Horizon Transformation Programme, SITA
Peter Campbell, Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer, Sprint
Thiess Australia
Matt Algar, Logistics Director—North America, Supply Chain, Unilever Supply Chain Company
Rejin Surendran, IT Director, Oracle Transportation Management, Unilever Supply Chain Company
Mujib Lodhi, Chief Information Officer, Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission

PARTNERS AWARDED 2014 SUSTAINABILITY INNOVATION AWARDS
Daniel Robus, Sales Director, Customer Custodian, iFACTORY Consulting
Raghu Boddupally, Associate Vice President, Infosys
Daniel Pahng, President, mFrontiers
Maureen Clifford, Chief Executive Officer, Ndevr
Graciela Pérez, Utilities Practices Director, Quanam
John Rachuna, Senior Consultant, VIZIYA

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