Speakers at SWEOUG Nordic Ace Tour 2017
Speaker: Heli Helskyaho
About: CEO, Miracle Finland Oy. Oracle ACE Director
Heli Helskyaho is the CEO for Miracle Finland Oy and an Ambassador for EOUC (EMEA Oracle Users Group Community). Heli holds a Master’s degree (Computer Science) in the University of Helsinki and she is specialized on databases. At the moment she is working on her doctoral studies, researching and teaching at the University of Helsinki. Her research areas cover Big Data, multi-model databases, schema discovery and methods and tools for utilizing semi-structured data for decision making. Heli has been working on IT since 1990. She has been in several positions but every role has always included databases and database designing. Heli believes that good database design and good documentation reduces performance problems and makes solving them easier. Heli is an Oracle ACE Director and a frequent speaker at many conferences. She is the author of Oracle SQL Developer Data Modeler for Database Design Mastery (Oracle Press 2015) and a co-author of Real World SQL and PL/SQL: Advice from the Experts (OraclePress 2016).
Speaker: Sten Vesteril
Sten Vesterli is one of Europe's leading experts on Oracle technology and has been comparing Oracle tools for more than 15 years, speaking at conferences, writing books and publishing the popular Oracle Tool Watch on www.oratoolwatch.com. He just finished writing his third book on Oracle ADF. He was recognized by Oracle with the title of Oracle ACE Director for 10 years until Oracle excommunicated him from the program for the heresy of criticizing their cloud strategy. Sten is an aspiring pilot and Ironman triathlete who lives in Denmark.
Speaker: Fritz Hoogland
About: Database and operating systems specialist at the Accenture Enkitec Group
Frits Hoogland is an IT professional specializing in Oracle database performance and internals. Frits frequently present on Oracle technical topics at conferences around the world. In 2009 he received an Oracle ACE award from the Oracle Technology Network and a year later became an Oracle ACE Director. In 2010 he joined the OakTable Network. In addition to developing his Oracle expertise, Frits works with modern operating systems. Frits currently works at the Accenture Enkitec group.