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Suyog Pathak

Manager-Database Performance, Oracle

Summary

An influential and high impact leader with a strong track record for saving critical bottom line for Oracle-customers through execution of operational excellence of the oracle service-portfolio.


Suyog has 17+ years of experience with Oracle technologies of which  12 years is with Oracle providing customer-focused services delivering highest value. Suyog is Oracle database certified Master, Cloud Certified Master. Suyog is an MBA candidate at Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University (graduate in 2020).

Work History

Jun 2017Present

Manager Database performance

Oracle

Leader helping Oracle customers to use the state of the art technology while avoiding disasters to save the critical bottom line. Implement business practices and processes to improve operational efficiency, consistency. Build close working relationships with account team, development, and other internal teams to increase the value for Oracle customers.

  • Handling executive level escalations for database performance issues and following up on those through the resolution for mission-critical environments, saving millions of dollars in revenue for the customers by reducing the time for unplanned outages.
  • Partnering with Oracle development teams internally to screen product defects, provide feedback on product improvements, identify critical issues for bug fixes, improving rediscovery data for known code defects, regularly share customer experience with development.
  • Working closely with the automation task force that works on areas to improve the support experience by automating various phases of support engagement. Working on projects for improved productivity through automation and ML by using problem signatures and problem analyzers. 
  • Partnering with Oracle Sales teams to ensure priority attention to situations where new revenue is at stake or existing revenue is at risk.
  • Hiring of technical engineers who are capable of providing top-line support.
  • Ensuring adherence to processes, to ensure consistency and coverage. 
  • Defining annual team objectives and ensuring that the team maintains focus on these objectives. 
  • Implementing employee development programs.
Sept 2011May 2017

Technical lead

Oracle

Led a team that ensured an uninterrupted execution of mission-critical environments for the world-renowned business leaders like GEICO, Disney, AES, and CVS. Led delivery of new services like Exadata-QPD to successful adoption, piloted services like Oracle Predictive Performance. Coordinated with various Oracle LOB like sales, pre-sales to help resolve the issues blocking the contract renewal or pending sale. Helped spot sale opportunities and expansion of ACS footprint. Conduct issue-trending to identify gaps in knowledge for DBA teams and provide tailored training

  • Led a focused group of engineers delivering proactive and reactive services to customers like GEICO, CVS, JPMC, BoA, AES, and Disney.  Helped these customers through their database upgrades, High Availability and Disaster Recovery setup to ensure their revenue generating environments avoid any unplanned outage saving millions of dollars for mission-critical Managed revenue worth 3 million and renewal through customer satisfaction for these annual services for last seven years.
  • Worked with global and virtual teams located in EMEA, India, and USA  for 24x7 support for mission-critical issues for my customers.
  • As a technical led mentored and trained new hires. As a tech-lead for Global pillar for Enterprise Manager designed training to deliver to the global team.
  • Delivered tailored onsite/remote technical brown bags   for customers like ADE, Pay-Pal, GEICO, Disney, and JPMC 
  • Architect solutions for complex High Availability and Disaster Recovery setup using RAC, GoldenGate, Streams, Data guard for Pay-Pal, GEICO, CVS, JPMC, ATT and Disney
  • Provided PATCH/Performance/Configuration assessments for complex solutions designed for mission-critical environments for the aforementioned.
Feb 2010Sept 2011

Principal Advanced Support Engineer

Oracle

Helped resolved Oracle database issues for mission critical environments of Oracle ACS customers

Jun 2007Feb 2010

Senior Service Delivery Engineer

Oracle

Helped resolved complex Oracle database issues for mission critical environments of Oracle ACS customers

Jun 2005Jun 2007

System Analyst/DBA

Convergys

DBA for Oracle databases supporting various applications

May 2004Nov 2004

DBA-Intern

Convergys

DBA for Oracle databases supporting various applications

May 2003Nov 2003

DBA-Intern

Convergys

DBA for Oracle databases supporting various applications

Aug 2000July 2002

DBA

CMC

Onsite DBA for CMC's application for Mumbai stock exchange (CDSIL)

Education

20182020

Candidate Executive MBA

Kellogg School of Business, Northwestern University
20022005

Master's in Computer Science

University of Central Florida (UCF)
June 1996June 2000

Bachelor's in Computer Science

Mumbai University