Lauren Farese has been at Oracle for the last 23 years bringing Oracle technology to public sector customers. At Oracle, she currently leads the Sales Engineering and Cloud Architect Team for Public Sector – US Federal Government including support for all Civilian Agencies, and Department of Defense. The Federal Oracle team also supports key Systems Integrators and partners who support the US Government. Over the past 35 years, she has been involved in the planning, development, and implementation of technology solutions for government, utilities, pharma, financial services and other commercial sector organizations.
Before coming to Oracle, Lauren was a developer, trainer, senior consultant and solution architect at Advanced Data Management, Digital Equipment Corporation and Hewlett-Packard. Lauren is currently a member of the NASCIO Enterprise Architecture and Data Governance committee where she has been part of the team to publish a number of technology briefs on emerging technologies. Lauren is also a member of the Smart Cities Council and has spoken at a number of Digital Government Technology Summits on topics including SOA/Integration, Data Warehouse, Data Management, Application and Data Center Modernization, and Cloud.
Lauren lives in Hunterdon County NJ with her husband and two children. She is a former church elder, currently volunteers at the local foodbank/thrift shop and supports animal rescue and adoption activities in her region.