About Dan Morgan


Dan Morgan, Oracle ACE Director Alumnus and Director of Applications at TidalScale, began his IT career in 1969 writing Fortran IV on IBM mainframes. In the late 1980s, Dan migrated his practice to relational databases and, since the early 1990s, has focused primarily on Oracle Corporation’s flagship database. Within the Oracle environment, Dan is an internationally recognized subject matter expert focusing, primarily, on security, stability and scalability.

Honors & Awards

Oracle ACE Director, Oracle Corp. (2007)

Instructor of the Year, University of Washington Extension (1998)

Teaching, Curriculum Development and Educational Advisory

In 2009, Dan retired from teaching at the University of Washington where he developed the Oracle Database program, wrote the curriculum and served until 2009 as the program’s primary instructor. In addition to his work at the University of Washington, Dan served as an adviser to the outreach program at the University of California Berkeley, as a consultant on Oracle at Harvard University, and as a guest lecturer at numerous universities on four continents including the University of Oslo (Norway), the University of Canterbury (New Zealand), Techologico de Costa Rica, and Universidad Latina de Panama.

Professional Associations

Dan is a past President of the Puget Sound Oracle Users Group, past Vice President of the Twin Cities Oracle Users Group (Minnesota), and is a founding member of the International GoldenGate Oracle Users Group and the British Columbia Oracle Users Group (Canada). In the 1990s, Dan was the Chair of the Washington Software Association's Database Special Interest Group and has been a member of Oracle user groups in the Americas and EMEA.