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Manish Shah

Oracle Corporation
Oracle Exadata Product Manager
Manish is a core member of Oracle Exadata product management team that acts as the central resource and driving force for the design, development and marketing of products and features related to Oracle Exadata Database Machine. He is responsible to drive the development and launch of future generations of Oracle Exadata that integrate high performance software in an optimized hardware configuration to solve challenging problems related to performance, scalability, availability and data protection. Responsibilities include:
• Gather inputs from Database and Exadata customers, validate and prioritize development plan, and write necessary documents to guide development
• Work closely with Development and Documentation teams during the development process, ensure that the product functionality being built is consistent with customer expectations
• Maintain deep relationships with key customers – as the Development advocate/sponsor for these customers
• Work with customers directly, as well as Oracle Customer Support, Sales and Sales Consulting teams to understand customer usage patterns, help deployment of Oracle’s innovative technologies, and improve the adoption of best practices around Exadata, Oracle Database and relevant Oracle products
• Work with Corporate and Field Marketing to evangelize Exadata, and help establish the Exadata brand within the customer base
• Plan and execute product announcements, and help coordinate beta testing
• Develop collateral such as technical and business white papers, success stories, data sheets, brochures, best practices and product presentations
• Present at Oracle user group meetings, trade shows, customer sites, industry conferences, industry analyst meetings and at the Oracle Customer Visit Center
• Track the Engineered / Converged System market landscape, as well as competitive products and features