Lydia Smyers, Oracle
Group Vice President Worldwide A&C and Communications
Years in channel: 10
Years in position: 6
Highlights of the past year: Smyers was heavily involved in many Oracle projects, including the Exastack program, the Oracle Cloud partner program and the Fusion Application partner enablement programs. She also launched OPN Exchange, a new partner experience at Oracle's annual OpenWorld.
Goals: Every day, Smyers seeks to assure she's adding value to her management, her staff, her colleagues, and Oracle's stakeholders –especially partners.