Bernd Trops


Bernd Trops is Principal Solution Architect at Talend, where he is closely involved in technical architecture and the design of complex IT solutions for strategic customers. Bernd has presented at Oracle OpenWorld, the SOA, Cloud, and Service Technology Forum, and other industry conferences. He is a co-author of SOA Design Patterns and SOA Speizial and is a member of the Masons of SOA.

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Berthold Maier

Berthold Maier


Berthold Maier works in the T-Systems International department of Telekom Germany as Enterprise Architect. He has more than 19 years experience as developer, coach and architect in the area of building complex mission critical applications and integrations scenarios. Within eleven years as Oracle employee he has held several leading positions including chief architect in the consulting organization. Hi is the founder of many frameworks and take over the responsible for reference architectures around BPM/SOA and Enterprise Architecture Management. Berthold is also well-known as a conference speaker, book author and magazine writer.

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Clemens Utschig-Utschig works for Boehringer-Ingelheim's Global Business Services (GBS) as Chief Architect. Before joining Boehringer-Ingelheim Clemens was platform architect for Oracle Fusion Middleware and a member of steering committee for the Oracle SOA platform. In 2006 Clemens co-founded the Masons of -SOA, an inter-company network founded by architects of Oracle Germany, Opitz, SOPEra, and EDS, with the mission of spreading knowledge, fostering discussion, and supporting SOA programs across companies and borders. Clemens is a co-author of the SOA Manifesto, SOA Design Patterns, and SOA Speizial, and is a member of the Masons of SOA..

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Danilo Schmiedel webDanilo Schmiedel


Danilo follows his passion to deliver SOA and BPM solutions based on new technologies & trends. He is one of the leading BPM and SOA Architects at OPITZ CONSULTING Deutschland GmbH – a German Oracle Platinum Partner. He is involved in large integrations, business process automations and BPM / SOA development projects where he implemented well accepted solutions for various customers. Danilo is an Oracle ACE Director (ACE=Acknowledged Community Expert), a frequent speaker at IT conferences and he has written numerous articles in various technical journals. Before joining OPITZ CONSULTING he worked as Software Engineer in several international projects. The Leipzig University of Applied Science has awarded his outstanding reputation in 2009.

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Guido Schmutz


Guido Schmutz works for the Oracle Platinum Partner Trivadis. He has more than 25 years of technology experience ranging from mainframes, integration, and SOA technologies in financial services, government, and logistics environments. At Trivadis he is responsible for the innovation in the area of SOA, BPM and Application Integration solutions and leads the Trivadis Architecture Board. He has long-time experience as developer, coach, trainer, and architect in the area of building complex Java EE and SOA-based solutions. Currently, he is focusing on the design and implementation of SOA and BPM projects using the Oracle SOA stack. Another area of interest are Big Data and Fast Data solutions, and how to combine these emerging technologies in a modern information and software architecture. Guido is an Oracle ACE director for Fusion Middleware and SOA and a regular speaker at international conferences such as Oracle Open World, ODTUG, SOA & Cloud Symposium, UKOUG conference and DOAG. He is also co-author of the books Oracle Service Bus 11g Development Cookbook, Do more with SOA Integration: Best of Packt, Service-Oriented Architecture: An Integration Blueprint, Spring 2.0 im Einsatz, Architecture Blueprints, and Integration Architecture Blueprints.

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Hajo Normann webHajo Normann


Hajo Normann works for Accenture in the role of SOA & BPM Community of Practice Lead in ASG. Hajo is responsible for the architecture and solution design of SOA/BPM projects, mostly acting as the interface between business and the IT sides. He enjoys tackling organizational and technical challenges and motivates solutions in customer workshops, conferences, and publications. Hajo leads together with Torsten Winterberg the DOAG SIG Middleware and is an Oracle ACE Director and an active member of a global network within Accenture, as well as in regular contact with SOA/BPM architects from around the world.

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Kress 2015Jürgen Kress

Oracle EMEA

As a middleware expert Jürgen works at Oracle EMEA Alliances and Channels, responsible for Oracle’s EMEA fusion middleware partner business. He is the founder of the Oracle SOA & BPM and the WebLogic Partner Communities and the global Oracle Partner Advisory Councils. With more than 5000 members from all over the world the Middleware Partner Community is the most successful and active community at Oracle. Jürgen manages the community with monthly newsletters, webcasts and conferences. He hosts his annual Fusion Middleware Partner Community Forums and the Fusion Middleware Summer Camps, where more than 200 partners get product updates, roadmap insights and hands-on trainings. Supplemented by many web 2.0 tools like twitter, discussion forums, online communities, blogs and wikis. For the SOA & Cloud Symposium by Thomas Erl, Jürgen is a member of the steering board. He is also a frequent speaker at conferences like the SOA & BPM Integration Days, JAX, UKOUG, OUGN, or OOP.


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Torsten WinterbrgTorsten Winterberg


Torsten Winterberg is active in several roles at OPITZ CONSULTING all with a strong focus on delivering value to the customer: Being part of the business development & innovation department he searches and evaluates emerging trends and technologies to deliver innovative and differentiating solutions to customers. As a director of the competence center for integration and business process solutions he follows his passion to build the best delivery unit for customer solutions in the area of SOA and BPM. Torsten has long-time experience as developer, coach and architect in the area of building complex mission critical Java EE applications. His competence and passion lies in the design and architecture of complex IT systems with regard to BPMN, BPEL, ESB, BAM and service oriented architecture in general. He is a known speaker in the German Java and Oracle communities and has written numerous articles on SOA/BPM related topics. Torsten is part of the Oracle ACE director team (ACE=Acknowledged Community Expert) and leads the DOAG middleware community.

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