Charlie Berger is the Senior Director Product Management, Machine Learning, AI and Cognitive Analytics at Oracle. Charlie has over 30 years of experience in data analysis software and is responsible for the product management and direction of Oracle’s in-databases' machine learning, data mining and predictive analytics technology including Oracle Advanced Analytics, data and text mining and the SQL-based statistical functions. Previously, he was the VP of Product Management & Marketing at Thinking Machines prior to its acquisition by Oracle in 1999. Charlie is a technical evangelist in the field of predictive analytics and data mining. He holds a Master of Science in Manufacturing Engineering and a Master of Business Administration, both from Boston University. He holds a Bachelor of Sciences in Industrial Engineering and Operations Research from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst.