Mehmet Demir is a TOGAF certified Enterprise Architect with more than 15 years of experience designing systems for large companies. He has hands-on experience in developing and implementing SOA-based solutions using Oracle Fusion Middleware, WebCenter Portal, WebCenter Content, BEA WebLogic/AquaLogic product technologies and Oracle Identity Access Management Suite. As an Oracle certified SOA Architect, IBM certified SOA Designer, BEA certified Architect and Oracle WebCenter 11g Certified Implementation Specialist, Mehmet focuses on developing high quality solutions using best practices.
He is currently working for Thoughtcorp as an Enterprise Architect delivering high value IT solutions to many of Canada's most prominent companies such as CIBC, Home Hardware, and Bell TV. Prior to this Mehmet worked for BEA Systems where he was a principal member of the Canadian consulting team.
In addition to his technical capabilities, Mehmet has an MBA from the Schulich School of Business and is a certified Project Manager with a PMI PMP designation.
Mehmet can be contacted at: http://ca.linkedin.com/in/demirmehmet.
Hans Forbrich, an Oracle ACE Director, has been involved with Oracle products since 1984. As for the later 1990s, Hans has been heavily involved in Oracle's middleware products, whether Oracle Application Server or WebLogic Server, and the operations administration of application infrastructure, such as SOA, deployed into the middle tier.
Hans is the owner of Forbrich Computing, specializing in Oracle training. He is also an Oracle University partner and founding member of SHEN Group—a consortium of consultants in the Oracle technology field, ranging from Database to Oracle Business Intelligence and SOA Suite.
Tobias Luetticke has more than 12 years of experience in the software field. As a Consultant and Software Architect he shaped various mission-critical applications for German blue chip companies and his current employer. His background also includes project management and teaching software development best practices. Early in his career, Tobias developed a passion for open source and agile development methodologies that still drives his work. His main focus is on finding the best means to deliver business value. When not working, he and his family explore the beautiful country of New Zealand.
Tobias is a certified Scrum Master, Project Management Professional (PMP), and holds a Computer Science degree from Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Excellence University, Germany.
Currently, he works as a Senior Application Solution Architect for a New Zealand government entity, where he architects enterprise applications and leads development teams to see his solutions through to fruition.
Tobias enjoys writing and shares his experience in the software development space through articles he publishes in various magazines as well as through his book on OpenSSH.
Shanthi Viswanathan is an Oracle technologies evangelist and predominantly provides consulting services in Oracle products. She has worked on several Oracle Fusion projects in various different roles spanning the entire life cycle. Shanthi has also helped clients with high availability, performance tuning, and capacity planning of Oracle Fusion Middleware products. She has trained and mentored clients and assisted in jump starting projects. She is currently a Principal Solution Architect at Canon Europe. In addition, Shanthi is an avid yoga practitioner and teacher.