Contributors to SearchOracle

Current Contributors

  • Maria Anderson

  • Rahul Awati

    Rahul Awati is a PMP-certified project manager with IT infrastructure experience spanning storage, compute and enterprise networking.

  • Karen Brownfield


    Brownfield is Oracle Practice Director at Infosemantics, a member of the OAUG Board of Directors and a writer and speaker on Oracle E-Business Suite.

  • Dan Clamage

    Betchel Marine Propulsion Corporation

  • TechTarget Contributor

    Every day, millions of technology professionals rely on TechTarget’s network of sites to consume news analysis; read useful tutorials, how-tos and tips; and consume in-depth features and vendor product comparisons.

  • Michael Ernest


    Michael Ernest is a senior consultant at Cloudera, and specializes in IT training and education.

  • Azim Fahmi


  • Wayne Federico

    Miro Consulting

    As CIO and vice president of technical services for Miro Consulting, Wayne Federico works with Oracle and other IT users on software licensing issues.

  • Brian Fedorko

    Viper Technology Services

  • Carol Francum

    Ashford Global Systems

    Carol has over 20 years experience in Information Systems design and development, including 10 years an an Oracle developer, DBA, designer and implementor and six years in Oracle consulting for DBA, applications custom development and functional solutions

  • Maxine Giza

    Content strategist

    Maxine Giza is the content strategist for SearchMicroservices, SearchSoftwareQuality, SearchCloudApplications and

  • Craig Guarente

    Palisade Compliance

    Craig is the CEO and founder of Palisade Compliance. Founded in 2011, Palisade Compliance, is now the leading independent provider of Oracle licensing, contracting, audit defense, and cost reduction services. Before founding Palisade, Craig worked at Oracle for over 15 years where he was Oracle’s Global Vice President of Contracts, Business Practices, and Migrations. In addition to his Global VP role, Craig was also the Global Process Owner for Oracle’s customer audit teams (LMS), a member of Oracle’s CIO advisory board, and Oracle’s representative on the Oracle User Group’s contract and licensing advisory board.

  • Eric Guyer

    Eric Guyer consults with IT organizations to optimize Oracle environments from an architectural and financial perspective.

  • Harish Harbham

  • Makenzie Holland

    News Writer

    Makenzie Holland is a news writer covering big tech and federal regulation.

  • Lauren Horwitz


    Lauren Horwitz is managing editor of

  • Adam Hughes

    Site Editor

    Adam Hughes was site editor for TechTarget's SearchOracle and SearchSQLServer websites.

  • Scott Jesse


    Scott Jesse is the director of the Oracle RAC Assurance Team, and is the co-author of Oracle Database 11g Release 2 High Availability.

  • Alyssa Johnson


    Alyssa Johnson is vice president of Keste's enterprise applications practice.

  • Chris Kanaracus

    News Director

    Chris is a news director overseeing coverage of Cloud/DevOps and storage topics.

  • Eric Kimberling

    Third Stage Consulting Group

    Eric Kimberling is an ERP consultant with more than 20 years of experience advising global clients. He is also a widely quoted writer and speaker.

  • Mark Labbe

    As former site editor for SearchEnterpriseAI, Mark Labbe wrote and edited content on AI and automation technologies, including RPA, NLG and machine learning.

  • George Lawton

    George Lawton is a journalist based in London with over 30 years of experience writing about computers, communications, knowledge management, business and health.

  • Raymond Lefebvre

    Raymond Lefebvre is a member of's editorial advisory board.

  • Rudy Limeback

  • Al Marmero

    Al Marmero is a J.D. Edwards project manager and senior J.D. Edwards finance functional leader.

  • Mike Matchett

    Small World Big Data

    Mike Matchett is principal IT industry analyst at Small World Big Data.

  • Jeff McCormick

    Jeff McCormick is an IT Senior Principal at a major health service company. Jeff has worked in data related IT roles for over 30 years

  • Ashish Kumar Mehta


    Ashish Kumar Mehta is a database manager for Cognizant. He is also a trainer and technical author with more than a decade of IT experience.

  • Lindsay Moore

    Associate Editor

    Lindsay Moore is a former associate editor at TechTarget focusing on the SearchOracle and SearchSQLServer websites.

  • Matthew Morris

    Computer Sciences Corporation

    Matthew Morris is a database engineer at Computer Sciences Corporation and a popular author of Oracle certification study guides.

  • Karen Morton


  • David Needle

    David Needle is a veteran technology reporter covering mobile, big data, CX and social media, among other topics.

  • Richard Niemiec


    Richard Niemiec is chief executive officer of TUSC, an Inc. 500 full-service consulting and training company specializing in Oracle technology. Rich has been named by Oracle Corporation as an Oracle Certified Master--one of only six originally so recognized around the world. He is the former president of the Independent Oracle Users Group (IOUG) and president of the Midwest Oracle Users Group. Rich has been named the Top Speaker of the IOUG Conference five times and is a member of the Entrepreneurial Hall of Fame.

  • Brian Peasland

  • Hoa Pham

    TopDown Consulting

    Hoa Pham has over 12 years' experience with Hyperion Financial Management. He specializes in financial close and consolidations.

  • Ed Scannell

    Editor at Large

    Ed Scannell is Editor at Large with TechTarget’s News Group.

  • Robert Sheldon

    Robert Sheldon, technical consultant and freelance technology writer, has written numerous books, articles and training materials.

  • Jessica Sirkin

    Jessica Sirkin is the former associate site editor for SearchOracle and SearchSQLServer. She previously was a managing editor at SAPexperts, and she also has written for Data Informed and [email protected]

  • Eldred Smikle

    TopDown Consulting

    Eldred Smikle is the technical services manager for TopDown Consulting. He has more than 10 years experience working with Oracle Hyperion Enterprise applications.

  • Lauren Soucy

    Senior SEM Manager

    Lauren Soucy is the Senior SEM Manager for TechTarget, Inc.

  • Craig Stedman

    Editor at Large

    Craig Stedman produces in-depth packages of editorial content on business intelligence, analytics, data management, AI and other technologies, editing and writing articles for TechTarget websites that include SearchBusinessAnalytics, SearchDataManagement and SearchEnterpriseAI.

  • Shyam Varan Nath

    Oracle Exadata SIG

    Shyam is a data warehousing and database professional with over 20 years of industry experience.

  • Jack Vaughan

    Senior News Writer

    Senior news writer Jack Vaughan writes stories and helps oversee editorial coverage for SearchDataManagement, SearchOracle and SearchSQLServer.

  • Corlyn Voorhees

    Editorial Assistant

    Corlyn Voorhees is an editorial assistant for TechTarget, working on SearchBusinessAnalytics, SearchDataManagement and other websites.

  • Brian Willson

    TopDown Consulting

    Brian Willson, a solutions architect for TopDown Consulting, writes about Hyperion for

Past Contributors