Originally a SF Bay Area native who now has roots in Southern California for the past 20 years. A relationship builder at the core, avid networker, and highly committed to both the SDOAUG and SROAUG Boards. As well, I dip into my personal time to help others in career transition with local chapters, associations, and local church family. Highly focused, and customer centric business development executive with over 15 years solution sales management, collaborative and consultative selling experience in the Oracle E-Business Suite industry selling professional and Remote DBA managed services. I’ve served as Chairman for SDOAUG since 2011, with multiple leadership roles on the Board of Directors since 2009. Under our collaborative leadership the community has been “reignited” and membership has grown significantly. We’ve had the opportunity to sponsor many Oracle seminars and events in the past 5 years, delivering relevant Oracle Applications related topics requested by the user community. We were honored to host OAUG’s Connection Point in 2012, and are scheduling more educational seminars and webinars in 2016
Avi Badwal is Sr. Director of Enterprise Technologies at the University of San Diego. He currently oversees several IT units that provide development and support services for business and academic information systems. Additionally, Avi and his team innovate mobile and web applications designed to optimize student success. Avi has been nationally recognized for redefining educational technology with a focus on student-centric development, human interface design and marketing automation. As an expert on education technology and application development, Avi advises other institutions on how to leverage technology in higher education.
SDOAUG Membership Coordinator
Technology executive with 15+ years of Oracle experience as a trusted business partner with real world hands-on experience on business processes across the enterprise. My motto is "building the RIGHT system, and building the system RIGHT." Expert at resolving unique challenges of integrating different platforms and global ecosystems. Solution architect of highly available systems with solutions based on best of breed packaged, COTS, open source, legacy systems, and custom applications. Lead by aligning IT plans with business strategies to support portfolio of Customer Care, eCommerce, Sales, Oracle EBS Back Office, Quoting and Accounting, with Self-service functions. Currently a member of Harvard Business Review Advisory Council, an invited opt-in research community of business professionals.
- IT Director/ Program Management
- Strategic Business IT Partner
- Enterprise Application Architecture
- Strategic / Tactical Planning
- Full life cycle Oracle E-Business suite
- Global Implementation expertise
- Value Innovation / Enterprise-wide Business processes
- Post production support