Hans Forbrich has been around computers for 40 years. Indeed, while studying for his BSc EE in the 70s he worked as a Contract Programmer to help pay for school. Hans has been working with Oracle product since 1984, while at Nortel in the field service group when he met Oracle Database version 4. He joined Oracle, Canada to work in the Communications vertical from 1996 to 2002.
In 2003, Hans started Forbrich Computer Consulting Ltd., which has become a successful international Oracle consultancy and Oracle training partner based in St. Albert, near Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.
As an Oracle ACE Director and OCP, Hans frequently responds in various Oracle forums, teaches for Oracle University, consults with Oracle customers on maximizing value from Oracle licenses, and speaks at Oracle User Group conferences around the world. He holds a strong belief that Oracle products provide significant value and the key to extracting that value—and reducing the effective cost of the product—is in understanding the product and using the right tool for the job.