Jerry has over thirty years of experience in consulting. His first Oracle project was in 1981. He has been recognized as a leading architect and developer of high-performance Oracle applications. Jerry has served on the board of directors of Oracle Development Tools (formerly OCSIG) from its infancy. He has chaired several ODTUG conferences. He is also a recipient of the ODTUG Volunteer of the Year award. Jerry has taken this year off from being a board member in order to dedicate his time to some business opportunities. He is remaining active by serving as ODTUG's liaison to the IOUC with the hope of bringing about greater communication and cooperation between user groups around the world. Jerry has also been a member of OAUG since it started. He is a regular speaker and panel member at ODTUG, OAUG, and OOW conferences. Jerry has been appointed as an Oracle ACE in Database App Development.