Our philosophy about Endeca SIG leadership and management is neatly summarized in this quote, “No one can whistle a symphony. It takes a whole orchestra to play it.”
We strongly believe that it takes many different skills and talents to comprise an effective team, and we welcome your involvement. No matter what you're able to contribute - starting discussions, commenting, hosting a webinar, or anything else - we'd love for you to join our group!
Chair | LinkedIn
Kirby Lunger is the Chief Sales and Marketing Officer for Performance Architects, an Oracle Platinum Partner and several-time Oracle BI/EPM Excellence Award winning management consulting and systems integration company focused on the business intelligence (BI) / business analytics and enterprise performance management (EPM or Hyperion) arenas. She maintains over 18 years of experience in the consulting, internet services, and software markets at organizations including Gomez (now Compuware), Painted Word (now Palladium Group), Palladium Group, and R.B. Webber & Company / The Entrepreneurs' Fund. Kirby holds a B.A. from Yale University with Honors in Philosophy and Political Science. She is a frequent presenter at industry events and writes for groups such as Association for Financial Professionals (AFP), BeyeNetwork, ComputerWorld, Enterprise Systems, Information Management, The National Association of College and University Business Officers (NACUBO), NICSA, and The Data Warehousing Institute as well as local and national Oracle events such as COLLABORATE, Kscope, and Oracle OpenWorld.
Vice Chair & Subcommittee Chair - Oracle Commerce | LinkedIn
Jeff Reid is responsible for tracking and reporting progress to the Endeca SIG related to Oracle Commerce product developments and news, and recommending possible Oracle Commerce topics for SIG learning opportunities (e.g., webinars, conference presentations). He is the Channel Manager for RealDecoy, a professional services firm specializing in customer experience and data discovery for Oracle Endeca customers worldwide. He has over eight years of experience with Endeca in development, architect, and project management roles, predating the acquisition of Endeca by Oracle in 2011. Jeff frequently works with the Oracle Partner Network to create and run enablement courses, travelling around the world to train partners on the implementation and delivery of Oracle Endeca solutions, and end-users on how to utilize the full potential of their solutions. He is often a presenter at industry and Oracle events, welcoming all discussions surrounding Endeca. Jeff is certified in both Oracle Endeca Commerce and Oracle Endeca Information Discovery.
Subcommittee Chair - EBS Information Discovery (formerly Endeca EBS Extensions) | LinkedIn
Ramesh Kumar is responsible for tracking and reporting progress to the Endeca SIG related to Oracle EBS Information Discovery product developments and news, and recommending possible EBS Information Discovery topics for SIG learning opportunities (e.g., webinars, conference presentations). He is the Managing Partner for eAlliance Corporation, and has worked extensively with Oracle EBS for almost 18 years from Release 9.4 through R12.1. Ramesh is passionate about helping clients leverage their EBS and BI investments through fact-based decision-making and thorough analytics.
Subcommittee Chair - Endeca Information Discovery (EID or OEID)
Ryan Legge is responsible for tracking and reporting progress to the Endeca SIG related to Oracle Endeca Information Discovery (OEID) product developments and news, and recommending possible OEID topics for SIG learning opportunities (e.g., webinars, conference presentations). He is an Executive Vice President for NuWave Solutions, a professional services firm specializing in Business Intelligence/Analytics, Data Warehousing/ETL and Software Integration. Ryan has over six years of experience with developing and marketing solutions around the Endeca suite of products, specifically to Public Sector customers. He is certified in Endeca Information Discovery and has been a two time presenter at Oracle OpenWorld along with multiple Oracle Public Sector Sales Channel meetings.