Raj Mattamal is co-president of Niantic Systems, LLC (www.nianticsystems.com). He started developing web applications at Oracle in 1995 with the very same people who came to create Oracle Application Express. In his more than ten years with the company, he helped customers in a wide range of industries deliver web-based solutions on the Oracle Database. In addition to helping customers with their applications, Raj developed numerous web applications for use internally at Oracle as well. Outside of database application development, Raj spent much remaining time with Oracle evangelizing Oracle Application Express. This entailed teaching Oracle Software Development and APEX classes globally, writing articles for Oracle Magazine, Technotes for the Oracle Technology Network, and assisting with the development of training material and workshops.
Having earned bachelor's degrees in decision and information studies as well as marketing from the University of Maryland, Raj continues to apply his knowledge of and passion for technology and business to real-world issues to this day. Since leaving Oracle in 2006, Raj offers his services and training to customers in a wide range of business lines to help business get the most out of their Oracle environments. In recent years, Raj has been recognized by his Oracle professional colleagues as an Oracle ACE Director - an honor, indeed, to be earned amongst so many knowledgeable colleagues.