Arlington, Texas, March 5, 2015 – Oracle ACE Associate Robert Gideon has been elected to the Oracle Applications Users Group (OAUG) Hyperion SIG Board of Directors. He will assume the position of SIG Co-Coordinator / Programs and Education Coordinator. In this role, Gideon will be responsible for coordinating the eLearning program and related programs such as webcasts, assisting with paper selections for conferences, and coordinating SIG meetings at COLLABORATE and OpenWorld , including the conference keynote and speakers.
Doreen Fox-Dwyer, board member of the OAUG Hyperion SIG, said, “We are thrilled to see all of the new faces joining the OAUG Hyperion SIG Board. Robert Gideon will make a great co-coordinator with his background as an Oracle ACE Associate. I believe this will be one of the greatest years in the history of the SIG.”
The OAUG Hyperion SIG aims to share resources which help leverage members’ investment in Enterprise Performance Management (EPM) and Business Intelligence (BI) through the Oracle Hyperion suite of products. The user group focuses on education, networking, and intelligence by providing members with webcasts, conferences, and product updates. Members also have the opportunity to share experiences, volunteer, provide feedback and suggestions, and assist other members of the Hyperion user community.
“I am honored to have the opportunity to serve the EPM and BI communities as a member of the OAUG Hyperion SIG. I look forward to advancing the SIG’s objectives of providing education for our members and fostering relationships through networking,” said Robert Gideon, Principal at interRel Consulting. “None of us in this industry got where we are without the opportunity to learn from someone else, and facilitating those learning opportunities for the members of OAUG is what I am most excited about. The OAUG Hyperion SIG board is comprised of a great group of leaders in the EPM community and I am honored to have the privilege of working with them.”
In addition to his recent appointment to the OAUG Hyperion SIG Board of Directors, Robert Gideon is an Oracle ACE Associate and a Certified Implementation Specialist in Oracle Exalytics, Oracle Hyperion Planning 11, Oracle Essbase 11, and Oracle Planning & Budgeting Cloud Service. A frequent speaker at conferences, he has over 15 years of information technology experience with the last eight years focused on Oracle EPM and BI products. During this time, Robert has completed over 130 installations of EPM version 11.1.2.x and has advanced to the position of Principal Consultant at interRel. He also authors Robert Gideon’s BI/EPM Blog and is an active member of the Hyperion community on Twitter (@rjgideon).
About interRel Consulting
Founded in 1997, interRel Consulting is the longest-standing Hyperion partner dedicated solely to implementing Oracle EPM/BI solutions for Fortune 500 and mid-size companies. The company is a seven-time Inc. 5000 honoree committed to education with a platform that includes 10+ books in its best-selling technical reference series “Look Smarter Than You Are with Hyperion,” free, twice-weekly webcasts, and multi-track Oracle EPM/BI Solutions Conferences across the U.S. and Canada. Home to three Oracle ACE Directors and two Oracle ACE Associates, interRel frequently participates in Oracle Technology Network international tours in developing markets. To learn more about interRel Consulting, please visit www.interRel.com.
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