Julio Lois, Chair
Julio is very interested in business and technology, especially regarding how technology affects the way we do business today and how it will shape our future. He graduated from the Georgia State University in Computer Information Systems and is currently pursuing a Master's degree at Penn State in Enterprise Architecture. Julio has been a developer and technical team leader in his tenure with Southern Company Services. In the last 7 years he has supported Oracle EBS and other Oracle tools such as Webcenter; currently he leads a DevOps and Integrations practice as part of a major back-end transformation of financial systems, which includes migrating from EBS to ERP/HCM Cloud. Julio is an active member of OATUG and has been involved with the Emerging Leaders, first as a Committee member, then Co-Chair, and now Chair. He has also presented on several occasions at COLLABORATE and other local conferences, as well as at Oracle Open World. Julio has a passion for education and enjoys writing articles in his blog.
Richard Stevens III, Co-chair
Richard Stevens III lives in Fairbanks Alaska and leads the Tanana Chiefs Conference ERP program. TCC is a nonprofit serving the Native Alaskan tribes of interior Alaska. TCC’s vision is healthy, strong, unified tribes. Richard’s background is in physics and data science. He received a B.S. in Physics from the University of Alaska Fairbanks in 2006. He pursued a graduate degree in Computational Physics until leaving for an industry job in data science in 2010. Working in Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) has spurred a renewed interest in data science, specifically dynamic social systems. One of the frontiers of business thinking is the field of business value and resource optimization. Developing metrics and applying analytical techniques to leadership, corporate culture, customer interaction, internal and external satisfaction, training effectiveness and value are passions for Richard. He pursues data driven outcomes from difficult and subjective data.