• Francisco Munoz Alvarez 
  • Pythian
  • Australia
  • Database Management & Performance
  • http://www.oraclenz.org/
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  • Francisco Munoz has over 26 years of experience in consulting, analysis, support, implementation, and migration of Oracle products. He is also an expert in most phases of a database life cycle, for example, development, stabilization, security, backup and recovery, tuning, installations, and data warehouse (ETL) with excellent implementation and support methodologies, being a popular speaker on many Oracle conferences around the world. He is also the President of CLOUG (Chilean Oracle Users Group), IAOUG (Independent Australia Oracle Users Group) and NZOUG (New Zealand Oracle Users Group). Francisco worked as an associate technologist at Oracle Brazil and Chile, was an Oracle instructor for New Horizons Centre, Chile and for Oracle education (Brazil and Chile), and also worked on the first team to introduce Oracle to South America (Oracle 6 and Beta version of Oracle 7). He was also the first Master Oracle 7 Database Administrator in South America, as well the first South American Oracle professional to be awarded a double ACE (ACE at 2008 and ACE Director at 2009) by Oracle HQ and in 2010 he had the privilege of receiving a prestigious Oracle Magazine Editor’s Choice Awards as the Oracle evangelist of the year – a huge recognition of his outstanding achievements in the Oracle world that includes the creation and organization of the already famous OTN Tours, which are the biggest Oracle evangelist events in the world. Currently, Francisco works for Pythian, which is a leading provider of Managed Services, as the Vice President Asia Pacific since September 2014. He also maintains an Oracle blog (http://www.oraclenz.org) and you can always contact him through this or his Twitter account (@fcomunoz).
  • Any spare time is spent with my lovely family, being a scout leader and a volunteer rescue squad member (Paramedic-First Responder).
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