Ricardo Zoldan Giampaoli, a graduate in business administration with system analysis and a master’s degree in business administration with IT management, has been leading and developing EIS/EPM/BI/DSS applications for over 19 years, including more than 10 years of Hyperion-specific experience.

As the first Oracle ACE in the BI track in Brazil, Ricardo has core expertise in design, development, and optimization of business intelligence systems using ODI to integrate, tune, and manage the entire environment, bringing the best of each EPM tools. He is certified in several EPM tools and is recognized for his expertise throughout the industry. In addition, he has personally executed several optimizations for his EPM clients, reducing the Hyperion cycle time by 95%. Ricardo has been involved in over 50 EPM/BI projects, including big and complex implementations using multiple technologies such as Planning, Essbase, ODI, OBIEE, PBCS, BICS, and OWB.

Ricardo has been a regular EPM/BI instructor at Hyperion’s user conferences since 2013, covering topics including optimization, integration, best practices, as well as several unclear technical topics. His strong technical background is complimented by a comprehensive practical knowledge of financial and accounting applications. He’s had significant experience in all phases of development, including ETL, interface design, data analysis, data modeling, optimization, training, and project management.

Ricardo is known for developing innovative end-to-end solutions by utilizing his deep knowledge of all Oracle EPM/BI tools.