Oracle DBA & Technical Evangelist
Vion, Inc.

Jim Czuprynski has over three decades of professional experience in his career in information technology. He has served diverse roles at several Fortune 1000 companies in those three decades - mainframe programmer, applications developer, business analyst, and project manager - before becoming an Oracle DBA in 2001. He currently holds OCP certification for Oracle 9i, 10g and 11g. He was awarded the status of Oracle ACE Director in March 2014.
Jim continues to write a steady stream of articles that focus on the myriad facets of Oracle database administration, with over 100 articles to his credit since 2003 at databasejournal.com and ioug.org. Jim’s blog, Generally … It Depends (http://jimczuprynski.wordpress.com), contains his regular observations on all things Oracle.
Jim is also a sought-after public speaker on Oracle Database technology features. He has presented topics at Oracle OpenWorld, IOUG’s COLLABORATE, Hotsos Symposium, Oracle Technology Network ACE Tours, and Oracle User Group conferences around the world.
Jim has taught the core Oracle University database administration courses on behalf of Oracle and its Education Partners throughout the United States and Canada, instructing several hundred Oracle DBAs since 2005. He was selected as Oracle Education Partner Instructor of the Year in 2009.