Russ Lowenthal, Senior Director of Database Security Product Management
Russ Lowenthal is the product manager for Database Security, focused on database encryption, masking, access control, audit, and monitoring.
Russ is based in Orlando, Florida, USA and has been with Oracle for over twenty years. Leveraging close to thirty years of experience in IT including database, UNIX systems and network administration, he now advises Oracle's customers on secure implementations of information systems technology.
Russ' certifications include Certified Information System Security Professional (CISSP), Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), Certified Information Systems Manager (CISM), Oracle Certified Master (OCM), Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE) and Certified Technical Trainer (CTT).
Ashok Swaminathan, Sr. Director Product Management, Database Security
Ashok Swaminathan is a Sr. Director of Product Management with overall responsibilities for the auditing area in the Oracle Database Security team (Audit Vault and Database Firewall, Data Safe Auditing, core database auditing). He has over 20 years of experience in the enterprise software market covering inbound and outbound product management. Prior to Oracle, he worked at SAP/Sybase, where he led PM activities for SAP HANA machine learning, Sybase ASE database, Database Auditing and other products. Ashok started his career as a software engineer in the hardware test automation field. Ashok has an MBA from The Wharton School, M.S in Computer Engineering from Univ. of Massachusetts, Amherst and a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology, Madras.