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2020 Distinguished Service Award Winners

2020 Distinguished Service Awards

Check out the 2020 Distinguished Service Award winners! These awards are given to members of the community who have been recognized as those who embody Quest’s core values.

With the current environment in mind, our community depends on individuals and companies that go above and beyond for others now more than ever. It seems like a fitting time to recognize those that have been distinguished contributors to our community over the past year.

There were 11 categories of Distinguished Service Awards given out this year:

  • Quest Chairman’s Award
  • Newcomer Award
  • User Group Distinguished Service Award
  • Customer Content Contributor Distinguished Service Award
  • Oracle Employee Distinguished Service Award
  • Business Partner Distinguished Service Award
  • Quest Networking Distinguished Service Award
  • Standing Ovation Award
  • Friend of Quest Award
  • SELECT Journal Editor’s Choice Award
  • Ken Jacobs Award

Thank you to this year’s award winners for their time and service!

2020 Distinguished Service Award Winners

Quest Chairman’s Award

This award goes to the customer company that had the highest level of engagement with Quest the past calendar year.

This year’s winner is Veolia Water Solutions and Technologies Support!

Newcomer Award

This award goes to a new member who has jumped right in and become involved with Quest.

This year’s winner is James McBride, Mastech Digital!

User Group Distinguished Service Award

This award goes to user group leaders who are exceptional in their efforts to help grow and serve their respective communities. They consistently go the extra mile to help their groups excel in some of Quest’s core areas, including content, networking, and influence.

This year’s winners are:

Customer Content Contributor Distinguished Service Award

This award goes to a customer who consistently presents excellent content for the Quest Oracle Community.

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Oracle Employee Distinguished Service Award

This award is given to an Oracle employee who demonstrates exceptional commitment and support to the Quest community.

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Business Partner Distinguished Service Award

This award is given to business partners who have provided Quest with exceptional support throughout the year.

This year’s winners are:

Quest Networking Distinguished Service Award

This award is given to a user that frequently participates in Quest’s networking opportunities, both online and at face-to-face conferences. The recipient has a history of building relationships and offering consistent support and advice.

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Standing Ovation Award

Standing Ovation Awards are presented to members of our community who achieve outstanding presenter scores at COLLABORATE, RECONNECT, and INFOCUS.

This year’s winners include:

Friend of Quest Award

An individual who promotes Quest tirelessly and supports our community with their efforts.

This year’s winners are:

SELECT Journal Editor’s Choice Award

This award is given by the SELECT Editorial Board to a SELECT Journal author for their excellence in writing a technical article in SELECT Journal.

This year’s winners are Nassyam Basha, eProseed, and Monowar Mukul, Department of Education!

Ken Jacobs Award

This award goes to an Oracle employee who has affected the success of the database and technology community through his or her support of the organization.

This year’s winner is Roy Swonger, Oracle!

Thank you again to this year’s award winners for everything you do for the Quest Oracle Community! Keep an eye out for future posts to learn more about these award winners!

Additional Resources

The Quest Forum Digital Event was designed to bring our community the great education and networking showcased during the Quest Forum at COLLABORATE in a virtual format. While we’ve missed seeing you all in person, we’re thankful that we get to continue to engage with you during these difficult and trying times, and we hope that you are staying safe and healthy! We hope to see you at our Community Education Weeks over the next few months! Browse the sessions and register today!