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Solving Oracle problems for over 20 years

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For over 20 years Explorer has developed a loyal customer base that trusts us to make the right recommendations to support and improve their critical business systems. Having a flexible approach has been the key to our success, whether that be our ability to meld best practices, implementation methodology, and project management styles to deliver a project or simply going the extra mile to support our customers. This flexibility, coupled with experience and commitment to see the job through is the true value in partnering with Explorer. Want to learn more about us? Here’s the leadership team…

Ian Thomason

Ian Thomason

Managing Director

With 30 years in the industry, Ian has built Explorer on the principles of customer loyalty, commitment and passion. This unwavering focus on making sure the job gets done transcends across the whole organisation, ensuring customers get the best value from their Oracle investment as well as introducing them to new concepts.

Simon Greenwood

Simon Greenwood

Development Services Director

Simon is a well-respected subject matter expert on Oracle Development technologies and leads our team of APEX developers. As the co-chair of the UK OUG APEX SIG, an active OUG APEX speaker and a member of the APEX advisory board, Simon is often seen on the circuit or in customer meetings provoking insightful discussion about Oracle Application Express.

Neil Symons

Neil Symons

Technical Services Director

Neil leads a team of highly experienced Oracle consultants who are responsible for the solution design, implementation and continuing support of customer projects. With a flair for innovation, Neil loves being at the coalface with customers to present and inspire new ideas and takes real pride in leaving customers in a far stronger position than before they first met.

Jon Lingard

Jon Lingard

Sales & Marketing Director

Customer experience is at the heart and soul of every relationship Jon has with his customers and makes sure that each and every one gains maximum value from their investments in Oracle technology. Setting the tone for the rest of the sales organisation, Jon is a stickler for detail and presentation following the age old mantra of “you don’t have a second chance to make a first impression”.

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