thanks to Clemens

Congratulations! what a journey at Oracle:

  • How many of our key customers did you support?
  • How many beta customers did you support? Remember Kabel Deutschland – where we (You, David, Hajo, Robert, Christian…) all meet!
  • Attend our fist SOA Partner Community Forum in Copenhagen back in 2007– hey you demoed SOA Suite 11g on my sales laptop (what happened with yours?)
  • Published with the masons of SOA 14 articles in the Java Magazine and the SOA Spezial
  • Executive Sponsor of the SIG SOA by Hajo and Torsten and speaking at the Jax, QJAX, OOP, DOAG, IPT SOA Forum and many other conferences in Europe
  • Writing SOA Design Patterns for Thomas Erl and be part of the SOA Manifest
  • Hosting our fist global Partner Advisory Council with product management in 2008
  • Train more partners in SOA Suite 11g beta than Oracle employees
  • Touring with Opitz on an Enterprise Architecture road-show
  • Organize the first and only SOA partner blackbelt training
  • Sorry the bpm11g success was mine… hmmm ok you trained them in Lisbon

What we will remember

  • Your personal EMEA travel agency
  • Take care of your luggage including your laptop
  • Celebrate your birthday with Kartoffelsalat at your LH home
  • RC33 Lago de Garda

What we expect from you in the future

  • Party at the SOA Symposium 2010 in Berlin
  • Continue your blog and passion for the SOA community
  • Publish the next generation soa book

Did Clemens support you in a project? Did you attend a Clemens training?

Now it is time to pay back – write your comment here!

You become a fried and the reason why our SOA Partner Community was successful!

Thanks Clemens and whish you also super success in your new role outside Oracle!

Jürgen Kress

About Jürgen Kress
As a middleware expert Jürgen works at Oracle EMEA Alliances and Channels, responsible for Oracle’s EMEA Fusion Middleware partner business. He is the founder of the Oracle SOA & BPM and the WebLogic Partner Communities and the global Oracle Partner Advisory Councils. With more than 5000 members from all over the world the Middleware Partner Community is the most successful and active community at Oracle. Jürgen manages the community with monthly newsletters, webcasts and conferences. He hosts his annual Fusion Middleware Partner Community Forums and the Fusion Middleware Summer Camps, where more than 200 partners get product updates, roadmap insights and hands-on trainings. Supplemented by many web 2.0 tools like twitter, discussion forums, online communities, blogs and wikis. For the SOA & Cloud Symposium by Thomas Erl, Jürgen is a member of the steering board. He is also a frequent speaker at conferences like the SOA & BPM Integration Days, JAX, UKOUG, OUGN, or OOP.

One Response to thanks to Clemens

  1. Simon Haslam says:

    Yes, I was sorry to hear that Clemens is leaving Oracle. I was on his SOA Suite 11g beta training that you mentioned – it was pretty fast paced… my brain was 100C for about a week afterwards!

    Hopefully in his new role we’ll still see Clemens’ contribution in the wider SOA community…


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