Francisco Munoz Alvarez has over two decades of experience in consulting, analysis, support, implementation, and migration of Oracle products. Francisco 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.
He is an author and popular speaker at many Oracle conferences around the world. He is also the President of CLOUG (Chilean Oracle Users Group), APACOUC (APAC Oracle Users Group Community, which is the umbrella organization for all of APAC), IAOUG (Independent Australia Oracle Users Group) and NZOUG (New Zealand Oracle Users Group). He worked as an Associate Technologist for Oracle in Brazil and Chile. He was an Oracle instructor for the New Horizons Centre (Chile) and for Oracle Education (Brazil and Chile). In 2010, he had the privilege to receive a prestigious Oracle Magazine Editor's Choice Award as the Oracle Evangelist of the Year. Currently, Francisco works for Pythian, which is a global leader in data management consulting and services, as the Vice President for Asia Pacific. He also maintains an Oracle blog (http://www.oraclenz.org) and you can always contact him through this or Twitter (@fcomunoz) regarding any questions about Oracle.