Richard J. Niemiec is chief executive officer and principal of TUSC.
is respected around the world as a master in database administration.
Members of the media often consult with Rich
on technological trends and the impact they'll have on the industry at large.
In 2001, Rich
was named by Oracle Corp.
as an Oracle Certified Master -- one of the first six so recognized around the world.
In 2003, Rich
authored "Oracle9i Performance Tuning Tips & Techniques," a follow-up to "Oracle Performance Tuning Tips & Techniques" that he
wrote four years earlier.
It is one of more than two dozen books TUSC
has written for various publishers and features a compilation of more than 20 years of hands-on experience and real-life issues.
portrays the traits that make up an uncommon leader -- enthusiasm, initiative, integrity, knowledge, loyalty, moral and physical courage, respect, self-control, tact and unselfishness.
Some Fortune 500 accounts he
has managed include M&M Mars, McDonald's Corp. and Pepsico
experience in data processing ranges from teaching to consulting, with emphasis in database administration, performance tuning, project management and technical education.
Rich is former president of the International Oracle Users Group and currently serves as vice president for its Real Application Clusters special interest group.
In addition, Rich is the current president of the Midwest Oracle Users Group.
He previously was the executive editor of Exploring Oracle DBMS magazine and editor of MOUG Newsletter.
has delivered hundreds of lectures on Oracle
to users around the world.
Past accomplishments include top presenter honors at international Oracle users conferences.
has conducted numerous expert class presentations at Oracle OpenWorld and other major shows.
earned top presenter accolades from MOUG
for 10 consecutive years