Kevin Loney is a leader in data governance, engineering, charity, and publishing fields. He has led engineering and architecture efforts for the analytic (big data) and transactional (OLTP) database implementations in the financial and health care industries, building solutions and the organizations that implement and govern them. In these roles he drives the goals of the technology, regulatory, and business executives, and works with aligned global organizations to optimize benefits. He oversees agile development teams functioning over multiple sites, providing architecture, development, and operational support functions.
He is the best-selling author of Oracle books in the world. The 19 books on which he has been the sole or primary author include Oracle12c DBA Handbook and ORACLE Advanced Tuning and Administration (for database administrators), and Oracle 12c: The Complete Reference and ORACLE SQL & PL/SQL Annotated Archives (for developers). He has presented at Oracle user conferences in North America and Europe where he has been among the highest-rated presenters.
Awards and Community Service:
He has twice been awarded his company’s highest award for leadership. As a community leader, he has been an anonymous bone marrow/stem cell donor (2010) and has led multiple bone marrow donor registry drives. He has run multiple marathons for charity and built an annual marathon campaign at work that has raised over $50,000 for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. He is presently on the board of trustees for LCS, which is the largest customer of the Food Bank of Delaware, supplying 14 food pantries throughout New Castle County and providing rental assistance to those in need.