Board of Directors

Board of Directors

You’ve probably heard, “Many hands make for light work” – whoever said that would have been a great volunteer for this group, as that’s our philosophy. Here you’ll find a list of current board member volunteers and their roles. Each volunteer would welcome your stepping up to help out if you’d care to participate as well, so feel free to reach out and contribute!

Kate Helmer

SIG Coordinator/Chair

Huron Consulting Group

Kate Helmer is an Oracle ACE and has been a member of the Hyperion community for over a decade. She is a Senior Director at Huron Consulting Group in their Enterprise Solutions & Analytics practice. She gives back to the Oracle community via her blog and is a frequent presenter at various Oracle conferences. She was formerly the Education Coordinator on the Hyperion/Oracle EPM SIG Board of Directors. You can find Kate's blog at www.hyperionbarbie.com and follow her twitter at @hyperionbarbie.

Linda Thiel

SIG Co-Chair

IEEE

Linda Thiel is the Director of Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A) at the IEEE.  She has been involved with Hyperion and most recently EPM on the business side for approximately 10 years.  She lives in New Jersey with her Miniature Pinscher named Max.  This is her first year on the OATUG board and looks forward to participating in this group.

Arun Raj

Education Coordinator


Deloitte Canada


Arun started his career as an ERP Technical consultant and has been working in Oracle EPM space since 2015. He loves working on both ERP and EPM. Depending on the project/client requirements he is either an ERP Technical Architect or an EPM Solution Architect.

Arun has an ERP/EPM Technical blog, YouTube Channel and has been working on his podcast.
He loves giving back to the community by conducting free educational sessions on ERP/EPM topics. When he is not working, Arun loves spending time with his family and exploring nature.

Scott Ritter

Secretary









MindStream Analytics
Scott is a Practice Lead for MindStream Analytics. He focuses on administration and support as well as education of users within the EPM/Hyperion product stack. He began his career in accounting and transitioned to the technology consulting space where he has worked with Hyperion products for over 13 years. He looks forward to providing a new perspective to the SIG with a focus on product use and efficiency.

Glenn Roth

Media / Communications Coordinator

Deloitte
Glenn Roth leads the Oracle Cloud Budgeting effort in Deloitte's Government and Public Services (GPS) Enterprise Performance practice. He possesses more than 25 years of experience in public sector budgeting. He has delivered over 75 Hyperion and EPM Cloud projects, without a failure, on-time and to high-quality standards across Federal, State, Local and Higher ED clients.
In addition to his consulting experience, Glenn has held C-level positions as Chief Financial Officer and Chief Information Officer with several government agencies, directing high profile government projects and initiatives to optimize performance, improve efficiency, enhance public funds accountability, and strengthen automated financial management policies and systems. He is recognized as a Public Sector Budgeting SME.

Azmat Bhatti

Communications Chair

Azmat Picture1

Chartwell Retirement Residences

Azmat is a Technical Delivery Manager EPM for Chartwell. His focus is the analysis, configuration, design, development, integration, implementation and support of ERP/EPM/BI solutions. He has the ability to coordinate and lead mid to large scale projects with a high degree of effectiveness. Azmat is proactive and solutions-oriented, with a reputation for leading high-performance teams and understanding business needs. He is a frequent speaker at OATUG, Kscope and Open World. He is also the lead for Hyperion User Group in Toronto, Canada.

Get Involved

There is no shortage of opportunities for you to get involved – just jump right in!

Meet Your Domain Leads

Our EPM DOMAIN LEADS provide a strong combination of product expertise as well as deep practical knowledge of the value behind the solutions that the SIG users have in place.  As part of the OATUG Hyperion SIG team, they are our "go to" resources when it comes to their respective specialty.  Whether its a matter of approving content, providing content, or sharing feedback, these folks are in place to step up on an as needed basis.  We're excited and proud to have this team affiliated with our SIG.

Check back soon for news on our domain leads team...

Open Positions

If you are interested in volunteering with the SIG, please send us an email.

Board of Directors

You’ve probably heard, “Many hands make for light work” – whoever said that would have been a great volunteer for this group, as that’s our philosophy. Here you’ll find a list of current board member volunteers and their roles. Each volunteer would welcome your stepping up to help out if you’d care to participate as well, so feel free to reach out and contribute!

Kate Helmer

SIG Coordinator/Chair

Huron Consulting Group

Kate Helmer is an Oracle ACE and has been a member of the Hyperion community for over a decade. She is a Senior Director at Huron Consulting Group in their Enterprise Solutions & Analytics practice. She gives back to the Oracle community via her blog and is a frequent presenter at various Oracle conferences. She was formerly the Education Coordinator on the Hyperion/Oracle EPM SIG Board of Directors. You can find Kate's blog at www.hyperionbarbie.com and follow her twitter at @hyperionbarbie.

Linda Thiel

SIG Co-Chair

IEEE

Linda Thiel is the Director of Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A) at the IEEE.  She has been involved with Hyperion and most recently EPM on the business side for approximately 10 years.  She lives in New Jersey with her Miniature Pinscher named Max.    This is her first year on the OATUG board and looks forward to participating in this group.

Arun Raj

Education Coordinator


Deloitte Canada


Arun started his career as an ERP Technical consultant and has been working in Oracle EPM space since 2015. He loves working on both ERP and EPM. Depending on the project/client requirements he is either an ERP Technical Architect or an EPM Solution Architect.

Arun has an ERP/EPM Technical blog, YouTube Channel and has been working on his podcast.
He loves giving back to the community by conducting free educational sessions on ERP/EPM topics. When he is not working, When he is not working, Arun loves spending time with his family and exploring nature.

Scott Ritter

Secretary









MindStream Analytics
Scott is a Practice Lead for MindStream Analytics. He focuses on administration and support as well as education of users within the EPM/Hyperion product stack. He began his career in accounting and transitioned to the technology consulting space where he has worked with Hyperion products for over 13 years. He looks forward to providing a new perspective to the SIG with a focus on product use and efficiency.

Glenn Roth

Media / Communications Coordinator

Deloitte
Glenn Roth leads the Oracle Cloud Budgeting effort in Deloitte's Government and Public Services (GPS) Enterprise Performance practice. He possesses more than 25 years of experience in public sector budgeting. He has delivered over 75 Hyperion and EPM Cloud projects, without a failure, on-time and to high-quality standards across Federal, State, Local and Higher ED clients.
In addition to his consulting experience, Glenn has held C-level positions as Chief Financial Officer and Chief Information Officer with several government agencies, directing high profile government projects and initiatives to optimize performance, improve efficiency, enhance public funds accountability, and strengthen automated financial management policies and systems. He is recognized as a Public Sector Budgeting SME.

Azmat Bhatti

Communications Chair

Azmat Picture1

Chartwell Retirement Residences

Azmat is a Technical Delivery Manager EPM for Chartwell. His focus is the analysis, configuration, design, development, integration, implementation and support of ERP/EPM/BI solutions. He has the ability to coordinate and lead mid to large scale projects with a high degree of effectiveness. Azmat is proactive and solutions-oriented, with a reputation for leading high-performance teams and understanding business needs. He is a frequent speaker at OATUG, Kscope and Open World. He is also the lead for Hyperion User Group in Toronto, Canada.

Get Involved

There is no shortage of opportunities for you to get involved – just jump right in!

Meet Your Domain Leads

Our EPM DOMAIN LEADS provide a strong combination of product expertise as well as deep practical knowledge of the value behind the solutions that the SIG users have in place.  As part of the OATUG Hyperion SIG team, they are our "go to" resources when it comes to their respective specialty.  Whether its a matter of approving content, providing content, or sharing feedback, these folks are in place to step up on an as needed basis.  We're excited and proud to have this team affiliated with our SIG.

Check back soon for news on our domain leads team...

Open Positions

If you are interested in volunteering with the SIG, please send us an email.