Opal Alapat is the Vision Team Practice Lead at interRel Consulting. She is a Cloud Oracle ACE and has ~20 years of EPM and BI consulting experience. She specializes in the architecture, management, development, and training of EPM and data integration solutions, specifically Oracle EPM and BI Cloud. She's been working with Oracle Cloud products since 2015 and has co-authored/authored the first three books on Oracle EPM and BI Cloud on PBCS, EPRCS, and OAC. Opal is also very passionate about Oracle user groups and evangelizes important industry topics. She is the ODTUG Kscope18 Conference Chair, is on the organizing committee for her local NTxHUG, and has been teaching both technical product skills and soft skills at user group conferences for over 10 years.