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Oracle Excellence Awards

Oracle Excellence Awards 2012 also include awards for Leadership, Database Administrator of the Year, Java Business Innovation, Specialized Partner of the Year, Data Warehouse Leader of the Year, Oracle Fusion Middleware Innovation, Eco-Enterprise Innovation and Proactive Support.

By David A. Kelly

January/February 2013

Leadership

Leadership in Finance Presentation (left to right): Jeff Henley, Dilson Zanatta, Henry Hon, Abby Wambach, Giulio Carone, Frank Calderoni, Jeb Dasteel

New in 2012 and held in conjunction with Oracle OpenWorld events worldwide, these annual awards honor the individual achievements of chief financial officers, chief human resources officers, chief operating officers, and chief marketing officers worldwide in the categories of finance, human capital management, supply chain management, and marketing.

Leadership: Finance—North America Frank Calderoni, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Cisco Systems
Leadership: Finance—Latin America Jayme Gomes da Fonseca Júnior, Chief Financial Officer, Construtora Norberto Odebrecht S.A.
Leadership: Finance—Europe, Middle East, and Africa Giulio Carone, Chief Financial Officer, Enel S.p.A.
Leadership: Finance—Asia Pacific Henry Hon, Group Chief Financial Officer, Telstra International Group
Leadership: Human Capital Management—Latin America Leonardo Fernandez, Senior Vice President of Human Resources Operations, Nación Servicios S.A.
Leadership: Human Capital Management—Europe, Middle East, and Africa Stephen Kelly, Chief People Officer, Logica
Leadership: Human Capital Management—Asia Pacific Julie Carroll, Director, People and Capability Services, Leighton Contractors Pty Ltd.
Leadership: Supply Chain Management—North America Leslie Clark, Vice President, Engineering and Supply Chain, Elkay Manufacturing Company
Leadership: Marketing—North America John Miller, Chief Marketing Officer, NBC Sports Group and NBC Universal
Leadership: Marketing—Latin America Roni Cunha Bueno, Chief Marketing Officer, Netshoes S.A.

Database Administrator of the Year

Database Administrator of the Year (left to right): Jörg Otto, IDS GmbH—Analysis and Reporting Services, a company of Allianz; Tom Kyte, Architect, Oracle; Rahul Pednekar, Bank of America

Database Administrator of the Year (left to right): Çetin Özbütün, Vice President of Data Warehouse and Language Technology, Oracle; Jangwon Park, SK 11st

Brand-new in 2012, the Database Administrator of the Year award honors an individual who demonstrates technical ability with and superior knowledge of Oracle Database and Oracle engineered systems within his or her organization.

Oracle Database Administrator of the Year—Europe, Middle East, and Africa Jörg Otto, Database Administrator, IDS GmbH—Analysis and Reporting Services, a company of Allianz
Oracle Database Administrator of the Year—Asia Pacific Jangwon Park, Database Administrator, SK 11st
Oracle Database Administrator of the Year—North America Rahul Pednekar, Database Administrator, Bank of America

Java Business Innovation

Java Business Innovation: John Sublett (left), Tridium; Judson Althoff, Senior Vice President, Oracle

The Java Business Innovation award recognizes achievement using the Oracle Java Embedded platform to drive innovation within business or product development.

John Sublett, Chief Technology Officer, Tridium

Specialized Partner of the Year

Presentation for Specialized Partner of the Year—Global (left to right): Jeff Henley, Jack Gulas, Francisco Bermúdez, Kelley O'Hara, Patrick Sullivan, Nabil Khalil, Akinori Itou, Nidal Haddad, Jeb Dasteel

Presentation for Specialized Partner of the Year—Europe, Middle East, and Africa: Winners pictured are, first from left: Francisco Bermúdez; seventh from left: Ashraf Gamal; eighth from left: Ruediger Rath; ninth from left: Ramchandra Pawar.

Deloitte Consulting won several Specialized Partner of the Year—North America awards. Photographed at the presentation (left to right): Matt Osekowski, Rachel Dimeo, Jeff Henley, Nidal Haddad, Aaron Carson, Mark Twomey, Candice Philbrick, Mark Edwards, Gary Koopman

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—Global
Database: NEC Corporation
Middleware: Accenture
Applications: Deloitte Consulting
Server and Storage Systems: Maplesoft Technology
Industry: Mannai Trading Company
Oracle on Oracle: Capgemini España, S.L.U.

Specialized Partner of the Year—Europe, Middle East, and Africa
Database: Inforsacom Informationssysteme GmbH
Middleware: egabi Solutions
Applications: Accenture
Server and Storage Systems: Mannai Trading Company
Industry: Mannai Trading Company
Oracle on Oracle: Capgemini España, S.L.U.
Oracle Accelerate for Midsize Companies: Inoapps 

Specialized Partner of the Year—North America
Database and Clustering: Cloud Creek Systems
BI and Data Warehousing: MarketSphere Consulting
Cloud Computing: Deloitte Consulting
Integration and SOA: TechDemocracy
Security and Identity Management: PwC
Oracle WebCenter: Keste
Global Systems Integrator Technology Momentum: Accenture
Regional Systems Integrator/Reseller Technology Momentum: Predictive Technologies
BI Applications: KPI Partners
Customer Relationship Management: APEX IT
Financial Management/EPM Solution: Infosys
Human Capital Management: Infosys
Supply Chain Management and Manufacturing: Deloitte Consulting
Global Systems Integrator Applications Momentum: Deloitte Consulting
Regional Systems Integrator/Reseller Applications Momentum: KPIT
Oracle Database Appliance: Cintra Software and Services
Oracle on Oracle: Cloud Creek Systems
Server and Storage Systems: Maplesoft Technology
Engineered Systems Momentum: Accenture
Hardware Momentum: Maplesoft Technology
Communications, Media, and Entertainment industry: eVerge Group and Fadel Partners
Consumer and Retail industry: Deloitte Consulting
Education industry: Rolta
Financial Services industry: PwC
Healthcare and Life Sciences industry: PwC
Manufacturing and Distribution industry: Deloitte Consulting
Public Sector industry: TechDemocracy
Oil and Gas industry: Deloitte Consulting
Services industry: ADI Strategies
Utilities: Accenture
Industry Momentum: PwC

Data Warehouse Leader of the Year

Data Warehouse Leader of the Year: Left to right: Çetin Özbütün, Vice President of Data Warehouse and Language Technology, Oracle; Jeff White, Epsilon; Mert Senguner accepting for Ferhat Şengönül, Turkcell; Chris Thompson, Coles

The Data Warehouse Leader of the Year award recognizes an individual who demonstrates excellent technical ability and superior knowledge of Oracle data warehouse technologies and consistently applies best practices while demonstrating leadership and sharing experience both within and outside of his or her business.

Data Warehouse Leader of the Year—Europe, Middle East, and Africa
Ferhat Şengönül, Data Warehouse Systems, Database Administrator Manager, Turkcell

Data Warehouse Leader of the Year— Asia Pacific
Chris Thompson, Database Administrator Manager, Coles Supermarkets

Data Warehouse Leader of the Year— North America
Jeff White, Vice President of Technology, Strategic Database Services, Epsilon

Oracle Fusion Middleware Innovation

Oracle Fusion Middleware Innovation (left to right): Hasan Rizvi, Executive Vice President, Middleware Development, Oracle; Olivier Muller, Amadeus; Mark Foster, Principal Solutions Architect, Oracle; Loukas Rougkalas, Amadeus; Emmanuel Viguie, Amadeus

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 case, business benefits, level of impact relative to the size of the organization, complexity and magnitude of implementation, and the originality of their architecture.

Oracle Exalogic
Netshoes
Claro
UL
Ingersoll Rand

Oracle Cloud Application Foundation
Mazda Motor Corporation
Hotelbeds Technology
Globalia Corporation Nike
Comcast Corporation

Oracle SOA and Oracle BPM
NTT DOCOMO
Schneider National Amadeus
Navistar International
Motability

Oracle WebCenter
News Limited
University of Louisville
China Mobile Jiangsu
Life Technologies
Los Angeles Department of Power and Water

Oracle Identity Management
Education Testing Service
Avea

Oracle Data Integration
Raymond James
Wm Morrison Supermarkets

Oracle Application Development Framework and Oracle Fusion Development
Qualcomm Incorporated
MICROS Systems
Marfin Egnatia Bank

Business Analytics (Oracle BI, Oracle EPM, Oracle Exalytics)
INC Research
Experian
Hologic

Eco-Enterprise Innovation

Eco-Enterprise Innovation (left to right): Robert Di Stefano, Tapas Roy, Jeovani Salomão, Rich Morrissey, Antonio Carlos Lins, Ali Mohamed Al Ali, Jeff Henley, Hedi Ago, Ian Winham, Ramanan Ramakrishna, Rob English, Fred Knapp, Mike Workman, Sookhyun Cho, Kenneth Chang

The Eco-Enterprise Innovation awards honor customers for their use of Oracle products to take an environmental lead, as well as to reduce costs and improve business efficiencies using green business practices. Partners that help winning customers with their sustainability initiatives are also honored.

Customers awarded 2012 Eco-Enterprise Innovation awards:
Dena Bank
Earth Rangers Centre for Sustainable Technology
Grupo Pão de Açúcar
Health Authority—Abu Dhabi
Korean Air
North County Transit District
Orlando Utilities Commission (OUC)
Ricoh Europe PLC
Schneider Electric
Severn Trent Water
Terracap (Development Agency of the Federal District)

Partners awarded 2012 Eco-Enterprise Innovation awards:
Hitachi Consulting UK
Infosys
Memora Processos Inovadores
Raqmiyat LLC
TeamCain

Chief Sustainability Officer
Oracle also awarded Ian Winham, executive vice president and chief financial officer at Ricoh Europe, with Oracle’s Chief Sustainability Officer of the Year award. Ricoh Europe is a multinational imaging and electronics company with a strong commitment to sustainability. Winham was honored for his leadership in reducing Ricoh’s environmental impact by leveraging Oracle’s applications and underlying technology.

Proactive Support: Champion

Proactive Support Individual Champion (left to right): Alan Hall, Senior Manager, Oracle Practice, Accenture Australia; Medi Goker, Vice President of Customer Support, Proactive Support Center, Oracle; Peter O'Brien, Manager, Oracle Competence Centre, Vodafone Group

Proactive Support Executive Champion (left to right): Left to right: Chuck Rozwat, Executive Vice President, Customer Support Services, Oracle; Thomas Grimes, General Electric

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

Proactive Support: Executive Champion
Vincent Biddlecomb, Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer, Transplace, accepting on behalf of the Transplace IT team.

Proactive Support: Executive Champion
Thomas Grimes, Chief Information Officer, Global Enterprise Resource Planning and Data Services, General Electric

Proactive Support: Individual Champion
Peter O’Brien, Manager, Oracle Competence Centre, Vodafone Group

Proactive Support: Individual Champion Alan Hall, Senior Manager, Oracle Practice, Accenture Australia

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