Nelson Calero is a Computer Engineer and Oracle ACE Director based out of Montevideo, Uruguay. He has been involved with Oracle technology since 1996, specializing in architecture, administration, and performance for VLDBs and HA environments. After a few years providing consulting in both the private and public sector throughout Latin America, he joined Pythian in 2014, working now as an Oracle Lead Database Consultant. In addition to being the Founder and President of the Uruguayan Oracle User Group (UYOUG), Nelson is helping to develop the Latin America Oracle users community (LAOUC), is frequently speaking at industry events, and working as an Instructor at Oracle University. He loves facing new challenges at work, and confronts them by pushing boundaries to create new solutions.