Opal Alapat, interRel Consulting

Opal Alapat is the Vision Team Practice Lead at interRel Consulting. She is also an Oracle ACE and has ~20 years of EPM and BI experience. She's proud to be an author/co-author of the first three books on Oracle EPM & BI Cloud: Look Smarter Than You Are with Oracle Planning & Budgeting Cloud, Look Smarter Than You Are with Oracle Enterprise Performance Reporting Cloud, and Look Smarter Than You Are with Oracle Analytics Cloud Standard. As an Oracle ACE, she partners with the EPM and BI Oracle Product Management teams on a regular basis to give feedback and direction on Cloud technologies. Opal is also very passionate about Oracle user groups. She has pivotal roles with ODTUG, is on the organizing committee for her local Oracle user group the NTxHUG, and has been teaching both technical product skills and soft skills at Oracle user group conferences for over 10 years. She currently blogs at: womaninepm.com