About the Author
As Product Manager of Modernization Solutions at Oracle, Jason Williamson is part of the team responsible for developing and implementing Oracle's Modernization strategy, cultivating a partner ecosystem for implementing solutions that modernize to Oracle products. Mr. Williamson works with product management within Oracle and its partners to drive integration, innovation and adoption for modernization to open systems.
Mr. Williamson has over 15 years experience in the software industry and has extensive knowledge in legacy modernization techniques and commercial software development. Prior to joining Oracle, Mr. Williamson was Global Product Management for BluePhoenix Solutions, where he was responsible for providing technical leadership and new product development within the legacy modernization space. Mr. Williamson also worked for Relativity Technologies assisting the modernization efforts of companies around the world. He has also successfully founded and launched a commercial software company, leveraging emerging technologies as well as creating and managing strategic partnerships key to the company's success. In addition to his work within the technology sector Mr. Williamson also served in the United State Marine Corps.
Mr. Williamson has a BSc MIS from the Virginia Commonwealth University and is the father of four children and happily married for 13 years.
Tom Laszewski has over 20 years experience in databases, middleware, software development, and building strong technical partnerships. He is currently the Technical Director of the Oracle Modernization Solutions team. He established the initial business and technical relationships with Oracle's modernization SIs and tools partners (the Oracle Modernization Ecosystem). His main responsibility is successful completion of all modernization projects initiated trough the partner ecosystem. Tom works on a daily basis with EDS and HP alliances, technical architectures, and account managers to ensure the success of joint modernization projects. He is also responsible for Oracle Modernization customer assessments and workshops, modernization reference architectures and modernization best practices.
Before Oracle, Tom held technical and project management positions at Sybase and EDS. Tom holds a Master of Science in Computer Information Systems from Boston University.