Francisco Munoz Alvarez is an author and popular speaker at many Oracle conferences around the world. He was also the founder of LAOUC and actual President of CLOUG (Chilean Oracle Users Group), APACOUC (APAC Oracle Users Group Community, which is the umbrella organization for all of APAC), IAOUG (Independent Australian Oracle Users Group), SGOUG (Singapore Oracle Users Group), and NZOUG (New Zealand Oracle Users Group). He also worked in the first team to introduce Oracle to South America (Oracle 6 and the beta version of Oracle 7). He was also the first Master Oracle 7 Database Administrator in South America, as well as the first Latin American Oracle professional to be awarded a double ACE (ACE in 2008 and ACE Director in 2009) by Oracle HQ. In 2010, he had the privilege to receive a prestigious Oracle Magazine Editor’s Choice Award as the Oracle Evangelist of the Year–a huge recognition for his outstanding achievements in the Oracle world including the creation and organization of the already famous OTN Tours that are the biggest Oracle evangelist events in the world.
Currently, Francisco works for Oracle, as a Distinguished Product Manager for Maximum Availability Architecture (MAA) and Competitive Intelligence. He also maintains an Oracle blog (https://oraclemaa.com) and you can always contact him through this or Twitter (@fcomunoz) regarding any questions about Oracle.
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