Alex’s background spans a wide depth and breadth of expertise and experience. Using this knowledge, he has architected and designed numerous successful database solutions addressing challenging business requirements.
Alex started at Pythian in Ottawa, leading a team of Pythian database experts before moving to Australia to embrace the challenges of setting up Pythian business in the East Asia Pacific region. Now he’s back in Ottawa as our Chief Technology Officer, continuing to bridge the gap between business and technology. The search for the perfect fit between technology, engineering talents and business processes is what keeps him up at night.
Before joining Pythian, Alex developed and administered Oracle databases and applications for Lukoil, the Russian petrochemicals giant. Later, he was leading design and implementation of high-availability mission-critical databases for Amadeus, the leading Global Distribution System and biggest processor of travel bookings in the world.
Alex is a respected figure in the Oracle world and a sought-after leader and speaker at Oracle conferences around the globe. He also regularly publishes articles on the Pythian blog.