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Tim Gorman has worked in IT with relational databases since 1984, as an Oracle PRO*C and PL/SQL application developer since 1990, as an Oracle DBA since 1993, and managing/troubleshooting very large and very complex systems on Oracle database since 1994.
He is a technical consultant for Delphix Corporation (http://www.Delphix.com). Previously, he was an independent technical consultant as Evergreen Database Technologies, Inc. (http://www.EvDBT.com) specializing in data warehousing and database administration, particularly application and database performance and data availability.
Mr Gorman is currently a member of the board of directors of the Oracle Developer Tools Users Group (http://www.ODTUG.com) and an advisor to the boards of the Rocky Mtn Oracle Users Group (http://www.RMOUG.org), the Northern California Oracle Users Group (http://www.NoCOUG.org), and Project SafeGuard (www.PSGHelps.org).
Tim has co-authored six books, performed technical review on seven more books, has been a member of the Oak Table Network (http://www.OakTable.net) since 2002, an Oracle ACE since 2007, an Oracle ACE Director since 2012, and has presented at Oracle Open World, Collaborate, KScope, Hotsos, RMOUG, UKOUG, and Oracle users groups in lots of wonderful places around the world.
In real life, Tim lives in Westminster in colorful Colorado with his partner, Kellyn Pot'vin, who is herself an extremely talented multi-platform database administrator on Oracle, SQL Server, and MySQL and she blogs as DBAKevlar. He has two children, my son Peter and my daughter Marika who are out in world on their own, and he lives with Kellyn and her son Sam, her daughter Caitlyn, and her son Joshua.
He snowboards the steeps and deeps, bicycles (road) long distances, and plays squash when he can find someone of like mind.