Melissa has worked with Oracle licensing, both for Oracle and on the client side, for over 10 years where she has negotiated more than 300 transactions. Melissa was a top salesperson at Oracle, winning numerous awards, including Technology Sales Manager of the Year and multiple prestigious President’s Club awards. Melissa is a trusted advisor to her clients and provides them with critical strategies for reducing Oracle spend and maximizing return on their investments. Melissa is also an instructor for the International Business Software Managers Association (IBSMA) where she has taught the Practitioners Certificate in Oracle License Management (PCOLM) across the US and abroad. Melissa holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering and Mathematics from Tulane University.