Siva Ravada is the Senior Director of Development for the Oracle Spatial & Graph and Mapping technologies at Oracle. Siva has been with Oracle for over 17 years leading the spatial development activities at Oracle.
Prior to joining Oracle, Siva received his PhD degree from the University Of Minnesota with a thesis on parallel algorithms for spatial databases. Under his leadership, Spatial technology is incorporated into different Oracle products including the database, middleware and applications.
He is also a well known researcher in the industry with over 50 patents and publications in the area of Spatial Databases.